Master of Science in Athletic Training


Thank you for your interest in applying to the Athletic Training Program at California State University, Long Beach!!

The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program prepares individuals for a career as a certified athletic trainer. Athletic trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to optimize activity and participation of patients and clients. The services provided are preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. Athletic Training is recognized by the American Medical Association as a healthcare profession. The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) is a full-time, cohort-model program.


The Master of Science in Athletic Training program is open to all college graduates who have met prerequisite requirements and demonstrate sufficient preparation, potential for professional education and ability to perform the essential functions needed to practice as an athletic trainer as determined by athletic training faculty review of admission documents.


Admission Requirements

Admission to the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) is a two-step process: 1) Graduate Student Application, and 2) Program application via online application form through MSAT website. Admission shall be granted on a competitive basis; meeting the admission requirements qualifies an individual for, but does not guarantee admission to the program. The MSAT degree program is a four- semester cohort model with instruction beginning in the Fall term. 


Admission to the MSAT

 Satisfy the university requirements for graduate admission (


Program Admission Pre-requisite Courses


Program Admission Required Documents


Steps to Completing your Application