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Master of Athletic Training

Master of Athletic Training

Earn your Master of Athletic Training at an NCAA Division I school.

The Master of Athletic Training (M.A.T.) program at ACU provides entry-level comprehensive coursework, diverse clinical experiences, and hands-on laboratory classes for those seeking knowledge in the field of athletic training.

The mission of the program is to offer students a dynamic, respected program that challenges them to grow intellectually, academically, emotionally, and spiritually while preparing them for successful careers as athletic trainers.

Upon graduation, you will be able to apply your athletic training skills and knowledge in areas such as evidence-based practice, prevention and health promotion, clinical examination and diagnosis, acute care of injury and illness, and therapeutic interventions.

A complete list of program goals and outcomes.

View the MAT Handbook.

Program Highlights:

This 55-credit hour resident graduate program in athletic training is designed to be completed in two years. It offers:

  • Courses in Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, Pharmacology, Nutrition and Integrative Medicine, and more.
  • Clinical experience with many of ACU’s sports programs as well as traditional clinic settings.
  • Intentional professor/student ratio to enable academic and pedagogical mentoring.

*ACU is currently seeking accreditation for their new Athletic Training program and is not accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The institution will be submitting a self-study to begin the accreditation process on Oct 1, 2019.

See our accreditation here.

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