Direct Entry MS in Athletic Training Application Materials

Application Instructions

Now accepting applications for Summer 2015 Admission.

Students with an earned baccalaureate degree (BS/BA) in a related field with minimum overall and prerequisite GPAs of 2.75 out of 4.0 and have successfully completed (C or better) all coursework listed in the prerequisite worksheet are eligible for consideration for the direct entry MS in AT program.

Degree and credit analysis for the direct entry students is completed by the Graduate Admissions Office and Athletic Training Department Chair.

All students applying for admission to the Direct Entry MS in AT program must submit the following documents to: (except for the application which can be completed online)

Graduate Admissions Daemen College

Direct Entry MS in Athletic Training Program

4380 Main Street

Amherst, NY 14226

Application Materials:

  1. A completed graduate application, which can be completed online.
  2. A Daemen AT Student Observation Record Form   Daemen AT Student Observation Record Form  or a signed letter from a certified Athletic Trainer verifying that the applicant has obtained 50 hours of Athletic Training exposure under the supervision of a certified athletic trainer.  Note: 15 of these hours must be completed in a traditional athletic training setting such as a high school, college/university, or professional sport setting. Also, students need to show written verification of completed Blood Borne Pathogen training prior to the start of the 50 observation hours.
  3. Two Graduate Reference Report forms, one must be completed by a certified athletic trainer.
  4. Completed Prerequisite Worksheet.
  5. A biographical sketch (brief narrative describing your goal/philosophy related to personal, academic, professional development, interest in athletic training, and/or relative background in another allied health progression).
  6. Resume.
  7. Please have all university-level academic work transcripts sent to Daemen College Admissions.
  8. Copy of CPR/AED  and First Aid Cards.
  9. Signed Technical Standards Verification Form .

Selected students will be invited for an interview. 

To ensure that all students have successfully met the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education competencies, the program will not grant substantial credit for learning derived from experience. The program will evaluate students on an individual basis to determine transfer equivalencies not to exceed 6 transfer credits.

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