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Combined Degree: Exercise Science B.S. and Athletic Training MAT

Grand Valley State University combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals. Pursuing a combined degree can reduce the cost and total time required to complete both.


10%
National Job Growth

Job opportunities in athletic training are expected to grow 10% in the U.S. by 2026.

High Pass Rates on Licensure Exams

96% of Grand Valley athletic training students pass their professional licensure exams.

Less money. Less time.

Combined degree programs offer students the opportunity to complete both an undergraduate and graduate degree, meeting their unique personal, academic, and career goals.


Source: EMSI, 2022

Program Overview

Qualified undergraduates may be admitted to the program and obtain both the B.S. in exercise science and MAT in athletic training within the accelerated time frame.

Students interested in the combined degree program will follow the undergraduate coursework for exercise science - clinical emphasis with approved substitutions. Undergraduate exercise science majors apply to the athletic training program in the fall of their junior year. Application requirements include:

Why Pursue Combined Degrees at Grand Valley?

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Program Details