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Grand Valley State University's Master of Athletic Training (MAT) is offered through the Department of Movement Science. The MAT is a two-year degree that provides students with a theoretical and conceptual foundation combined with extensive hands-on clinical experience for professional preparation.
The Grand Valley State University Athletic Training Program is a CAATE accredited program that is Active in Good Standing.
Graduate students in this major study at Grand Valley's Allendale Campus.Format:
The program requires coursework in the following areas:
Certified athletic trainers can be found almost anywhere people are physically active. Examples of employment settings include:
The Athletic Training degree at GVSU will develop the skills you need to land the job you want. Whether the skills are advanced or general, you will build a resume of qualifications that are sure to attract employers. The following skills correlate with those pulled from actual job postings.
Source: EMSI, 2020
The athletic training program is a secondary admission program. Visit
A fully completed application must be submitted by October 15. The
$30 nonrefundable application fee is waived if the applicant has
previously applied to GVSU. Please visit gvsu.edu/gradapply/.
Prerequisites must be met in order for applicants to be considered for admittance to the GVSU Athletic Training Program. Those prerequisites can be found here.
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