Athletic Training

Program Summary

The Master of Science in Athletic Training Program reflects the requirements of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), and students who want to sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination must complete this degree. This program prepares students to prevent, diagnose, and intervene medical conditions that include impairment, functional limitations, and disability. Students will have the ability to integrate classroom and didactic knowledge into a real-world clinical experience and use evidence-based research to lead and succeed as a highly skilled health professional.

Graduate Catalog Program Information

Program-specific Admission Information and Requirements

Affiliated College: College of Education

Degree(s) Offered: Master of Science in Athletic Training

Program Requires GRE: No

Letters of Recommendation: 3

University Requirements

Application Deadlines

The program admits students once a year. NIU’s M.S.A.T. program starts in the summer semester.

Internationals Living Abroad Applicants Residing in the U.S.
Summer Feb. 1 Feb. 1

Early applications are strongly encouraged.

Contact Us

Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education
Anderson Hall 221
Program website

Athletic Training Program Director
Nicholas E. Grahovec

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