Athletic training students work with LVC football player

The Application Process for Graduate Students

Individuals who have earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution and wish to pursue a profession in athletic training are encouraged to apply to the Master of Athletic Training program at LVC. Students nearing the completion of a bachelor’s degree are also encouraged to apply.  

Admissions decisions are made on a rolling basis with a final application deadline of April 1. Due to the limited number of available program spots, all applicants are encouraged to apply early. The program begins each year in late May/early June. 

Fast Facts

Credits Required 67
Program Format In-Person
Course Format 7- and 15-week terms
Start Term Summer I (May)

There is no fee to apply and although admission decisions are holistic, we strongly consider academic performance. Admission to the program requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution* with a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale. In addition to an offer of admission, various requirements must be completed to be officially admitted into the graduate athletic training program. These requirements can be found in the Athletic Training Student Handbook

All new full-time graduate students admitted to the Master of Athletic training program are eligible for both an Athletic Training grant and up to $20,000 in scholarships during the fall and spring semesters. For tuition and grant information, please refer to Graduate & Professional Studies Tuition. Please contact finaid@lvc.edu for graduate student athletic training scholarship information.

Application Requirements include:

  • Free, web-based LVC Application
  • Official Transcripts from all colleges attended
  • Brief Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) test scores are optional

*International applicants will be considered, but all foreign coursework must be evaluated by a Foreign Credential Service. TOEFL/IELTS scores are required for applicants whom English is a second language. For additional information, please contact graduateadmission@lvc.edu.


Accelerated Alumni Admission Program

Accelerated Alumni Admission Program

The Accelerated Alumni Admission process is simple and free of charge to current LVC seniors and alumni.