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Athletic Training

The master's of science degree in athletic training is completed over a two-year period, although a one-year option is available. Those in the two-year program complete 38 hours of graduate coursework, which includes an individual research project, thesis or concentration option. The one-year program requires completion of 35 graduate credit hours.

Career Profile

There will be 12 graduate assistant positions available for the 2016-2017 academic year. The collegiate positions available are with WVU Athletics: 12 months (four positions for: Men's Soccer, Swimming and Diving/Rowing, Tennis and Cheerleading, and Volleyball), Fairmont State University (DII) and Waynesburg University (DIII). The FSU and WU positions are for 10 months. The remaining six positions are with WVU Education: 9 months; WVU Club Sports/Intramurals, 9 months; and high schools in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, 10 months (Only one high school is a single A school; the others are AA or AAA.)

Course Delivery Options

On-campus

Program Application Requirements

Resume/CV, Supplemental Application, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement

Graduate Program Application Requirements

Only students that have graduated from a Committee on Accredited Athletic Training Education (CAATE) undergraduate athletic training program will be considered.

Program Application Test Requirements

​GRE

Application Deadlines

Fall Deadline

​December 15

Admissions Requirements

Resume/CV, Supplemental Application, 3 Letters of recommendation, Personal Statement

Admissions Requirements

Only students that have graduated from a Committee on Accredited Athletic Training Education (CAATE) undergraduate athletic training program will be considered.

English Proficiency Requirements

All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.

Accreditation Information

WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

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