The athletic training graduate program prepares students to become competent and independent
clinicians who will enhance the quality of patient health care and advance the profession
of athletic training through practice and research. OSU Center for Health Sciences’
Athletic Training program was the first aligned with an osteopathic medical school.
The block didactic scheduling enables full immersion and uniquely tailored clinical
experience opportunities in Oklahoma and across the nation. The OSU Master of Athletic
Training Program is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic
Training Education (CAATE).
The Athletic Training program at OSU offers focused coursework in spinal health care,
gross anatomy, radiology and contemporary modalities totaling 56 credit hours of education.
It also includes interdisciplinary education with biomedical sciences and osteopathic
professionals. Students’ capstone semester includes research project and career-focused
clinical experience. The program focuses on:
Injury and illness prevention and wellness protection
Clinical evaluation and diagnosis
Immediate and emergency care
Treatment and rehabilitation
Organization and professional health and well-being
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Research and Faculty
The OSU Athletic Training program is the first athletic training program
associated with an osteopathic medicine program. This allows students to gain valuable
experience working directly with the osteopathic faculty as well as working side by
side with osteopathic medicine students.
Admissions requirements include a 3.0 GPA; a “B” in all prerequisite coursework; 50 hours
of observation under a certified athletic trainer; and submission of all supplemental
documentation materials. On December 15, priority review of application begins, and February 1 is the final
application deadline. Final selection for admission into the formal athletic training
program is determined by objective evaluation of all documentation. Students are notified
of their acceptance/ rejection by March 15.
Oklahoma resident and non-resident tuition rates are applicable to students in the
School of Allied Health. Costs outside of tuition and fees are estimates based on
previous years and provided as a guide for students.