The Master of Athletic Training Program offers two paths to admission.

Path #1

Athletic Training MAT

Applicants with a bachelor’s degree from an institution outside of UCF or Students who hold or will earn a degree from UCF AND intend to apply to Athletic Training Graduate Programs at other institutions AND UCF.

Apply through the UCF MAT Track
Requires an application through UCF Graduate Application AND an application through ATCAS
The following items are required:
  1. Transcripts – one official transcript from each college/university attended. The transcripts must demonstrate a minimum of a 3.0 overall GPA in undergraduate coursework and completion of prerequisite coursework with a minimum grade of “C” (2.0).
  2. Proof of bachelor’s degree – the bachelor’s degree may be in any discipline from a regionally accredited institution and may be in progress at the time of application. However, the degree must be awarded prior to the program’s start date in the Summer C semester (mid-May).
  3. International coursework – Applicants who have attended a college/university outside the United States must also provide a course-by-course credential evaluation with GPA calculation.
  4. 50 hours of observation – a letter confirming hours must include the name, credentials, and contact information of the athletic trainer (BOC certified) you observed in a high school, collegiate, and/or professional sports setting.
  5. Three (3) letters of recommendation including one from an athletic trainer.
  6. Personal statement – about your professional goals and the types of work the discipline of athletic training requires.
Path #2

UCF BS to UCF MAT

Applicants who hold or will earn a degree from UCF AND only intend to apply to the UCF Master of Athletic Training.

Apply through the UCF BS to UCF MAT Track
Requires an application through UCF Graduate Application but does NOT require an application through ATCAS
The following items are required:
  1. 50 hours of observation – a letter confirming hours must include the name, credentials, and contact information of the athletic trainer (BOC certified) you observed in a high school, collegiate, and/or professional sports setting.
  2. Three (3) letters of recommendation including one from an athletic trainer.
  3. Personal statement – about your professional goals and the types of work the discipline of athletic training requires.

Admission to the MAT program is competitive and applications are reviewed as they are received beginning February 1. Students may continue to apply after February 1 and will be evaluated (rolling admissions) until seats are filled.

The final deadline for applications is April 1.

International students have an earlier deadline of November 1 and additional requirements. https://global.ucf.edu/

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