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Master of Athletic Training Post-Baccalaureate

The Master of Athletic Training is an immersive, prestigious classroom-to-clinic program that prepares you to work with physically active patients in settings including professional sports teams, schools, and businesses.

Next start date: May 12, 2025

In this two-year program, you’ll work with real patients in real clinical settings, building on what you learned in your bachelor’s degree. Eligible students can play sports during their first professional year of the program.

Learn More About the Program

Our CAATE-accreditation means our curriculum meets the highest standards for athletic training, equipping you to succeed in your career. The second year of the professional phase of LVC’s M.A.T. offers two immersive clinical experiences (8 weeks in the fall and 16 weeks in the spring). Immersive sites include XFL; Camp Lejune Military Base; Professional Rugby; D1, D2, and D3 colleges and universities; high schools; and industrial settings. View CAATE program information and outcomes here.

full-time tuition and fees for 2023–24
format with guaranteed clinical placements
2 years
time to completion
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Hands-on Experience

Graduate Assistant Lab Instructor

LVC offers an in-person Graduate Assistant Lab Instructor (GA Lab Instructor) position for newly accepted post-baccalaureate students. The GA Lab Instructor provides instruction and lab room responsibilities for an undergraduate exercise science course on LVC’s campus.

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree in exercise science or related field and be fully accepted in the eligible graduate program.

32 Weeks of Dissection

Spend your first graduate year in LVC’s Human Anatomy Lab as part of the orthopedic assessment course sequence. Learn to think about injury evaluation from an anatomical perspective.

Spring Break in Ireland

In your first or second year of graduate studies, you can study abroad for spring break in Ireland and gain international perspectives.

weeks of learning in the Human Anatomy (cadaver) lab
Up to $10,000
in scholarships available
83 points
average Board of Certifications score for LVC’s 2021 cohort (above the national average)
program graduation rate
graduate placement rate
Board of Certification exam pass rate

In Their Words

LVC set me up to become a successful certified athletic trainer. My faculty created beneficial networking opportunities and provided real-world clinical experiences and advanced knowledge through classroom instruction.
Eddie Myers IV ’22, M’23
It’s an exciting time, because we are seeing companies hiring athletic trainers to improve health outcomes. We see ATs in military settings, working with the FBI at Quantico, with companies, and at NASA.
Dr. Joseph Murphy, Director and Associate Professor of Athletic Training
of graduates are employed in the field within one year

Visit Our Campus

Get to know MAT faculty and students, tour the campus and our state-of-the-art health science facilities and learn more about the graduate program during a personalized campus visit. Contact Graduate & Professional Studies to schedule your visit.

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