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Seton Hall University Health and Medical Sciences
Athletic Training

M.S.A.T. Admission Requirements

The M.S.A.T. program welcomes your application and questions about the admission process. Scores from the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) are not required for admission to the M.S.A.T. program.


  • Early review applications are accepted beginning January 15.
  • The deadline for applications is March 15.
  • Applications will continue to be reviewed until the class is full.

Please Note:

  • Students with incomplete prerequisites (see below) may apply. However, they must state how they will satisfy the prerequisites prior to the start of the M.S.A.T. program.
  • All undergraduate prerequisite courses must be completed no longer than 10 years prior to the application date.
  • If you are applying for undergraduate admission to the Dual Degree Program in Athletic Training (Accelerated B.A./B.S. + M.S.A.T.), visit »

M.S.A.T. Admission Requirements and Prerequisites:

  • Completion of the Seton Hall University graduate school admission application
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • Preferred overall cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4-point scale
  • Completion of the following undergraduate prerequisite courses with a grade of "C" or better and preferred overall pre-requisite GPA of 3.0:
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology (with a laboratory): 8 credits
    • Biological or Exercise Science: 3 credits
    • Physics (with a laboratory): 4 credits
    • Chemistry (with a laboratory): 4 credits
    • College Math or Statistics: 3 credits
    • English: 3 credits
    • Social Sciences: 6 credits
  • Fifty (50) hours of clinical observation with a Certified Athletic Trainer
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Current certification in CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer
  • Three letters of recommendation required; one must be from a Certified Athletic Trainer, and two additional can be from professional or personal sources.
  • Completion of applicant essay question
  • Student must read, sign, understand and meet the Standards of Essential Functions of the School of Health and Medical Sciences and the MSAT program.
  • If English is not the native language, a student must submit a Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Score Report documenting a paper-based score of 550 or above, a computer-based score of 213 or above, or an internet-based score of 79 or above.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are not required.

How to Apply:

  • Complete the online application for graduate admission to Seton Hall University, selecting "Graduate Program Applicant" - "School of Health and Medical Sciences" - "M.S." - "M.S. in Athletic Training" within the appropriate drop-down menus when prompted.
  • Complete the Supplemental Admissions Documents required by the School of Health and Medical Sciences.
  • Review of applications will continue until class enrollment is fulfilled.
  • If you are applying for undergraduate admission to the Dual Degree Program in Athletic Training (Accelerated B.A./B.S. + M.S.A.T.), visit for the online application.

M.S.A.T. Admissions Questions:

Patrick McDermott, M.A.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Enrollment and Student Affairs
School of Health and Medical Sciences
[email protected]
(973) 275-2062

Qualified students are admitted without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, natural origin, sexual orientation, ancestry or gender.