You can apply to the Direct Entry MSAT Program through the centralized application service, ATCAS. The application will be available on June 29, 2017, for the entering class of 2018. Applications are processed until the deadline of March 15, 2018, for classes beginning on campus Monday, May 21, 2018.

Program Highlights

  • Athletic training graduates have achieved a 100% first-time pass rate on the BOC Certification Exam, a rate that significantly surpasses the national average of 82.7%.
  • We encourage our AT students to become dual credentialed with strength and conditioning certifications. Currently, 9 of our graduates are dual credentialed ATC/CSCS.
  • Included in the curriculum is gross anatomy, which includes cadaver dissection, thus providing students with a strong foundation on which to build the rest of their education.
  • Daemen College is at the forefront in offering an MSAT Program since 2012. As of 2022 all AT Programs will transition to Masters Degrees.
  • Daemen encourages students from Canadian institutions to apply to our program. Visit our Canadian FAQ Page
  • Students have two full years of clinical experience with opportunities in:
    • D1 football
    • High schools
    • Physician practices
    • Professional sports

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Message from the Chair

Nicole Chimera, PhD

Athletic Training is recognized by the American Medical Association as an allied health care profession. Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. READ MORE

For more information about Athletic Training at Daemen, contact Nicole Chimera, Program Director, Athletic Training Program, at or call 716-839-8413.