Athletic Training (DAT)


The University offers the first and only nationally accredited Doctorate in Athletic Training (DAT) Program that is for a credentialed athletic trainer who seeks advanced coursework and applied research.

Note: This program is delivered using a combination of online learning and intensive hands-on learning.

Required Courses

In addition, the Post-Professional DAT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Graduate students may be eligible for federal student loans if they are admitted into graduate degrees (or first-time teacher certification programs) and meet other eligibility requirements. Certificate programs are not eligible for financial aid. Private alternative loans can help students pay college expenses that may not be covered by federal loan programs or other financial aid. For more information, visit financial aid.

In addition, students may be eligible for payment plans and veterans benefits. On-campus degree-seeking students may be eligible for special scholarships for residents of Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, and the Midwest Consortium.

A limited number of residential and nonresidential assistantships are available. For details, visit the Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Further Information

For further information and assistance, contact:

Department of Applied Medicine and Rehabilitation
College of Health and Human Services
Indiana State University


The Graduate Catalog and Undergraduate Catalog of Indiana State University are the documents of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalogs supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.