Virginia Commonwealth University

School of Education

Athletic Training, MSAT


PO Box 980149

PO Box 843051

Richmond, VA 23298

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Athletic Training, MSAT

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Science in Athletic Training (M.S.A.T.) is an entry-level program for students interested in becoming certified as athletic trainers. Athletic training is a recognized by the American Medical Association as an allied health profession. Certified athletic trainers (ATCs) are unique health care providers who specialize in the prevention, assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses that occur to athletes and the physically active. Typical undergraduate backgrounds include exercise science, kinesiology and the life sciences, but other degrees will be considered provided prerequisite courses have been completed.


National Council of Accreditation for Teacher Education and the Virginia State Department of Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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