Admissions Requirements

The Doctorate in Athletic Training Program is open to students living in all states, except Massachusetts. Please note that the program is open to all out-of-state students if they are applying to become residential graduate assistants and thus relocating to Indiana. Students do NOT have to relocate to Indiana to be in the program. The program is closed to students residing in countries other than Canada and the United States (including U.S. Territories). The exceptions are U.S. military and State Department personnel and their family members with APO/FPO addresses.

Applicants must satisfy the following minimum requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree from a four-year accredited university that culminates in a degree in athletic training from a CAATE accredited program or a master's degree in athletic training from a CAATE accredited program
  • A preferred cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0
  • Board of Certification in Athletic Training or confirmation of eligibility to take the Board of Certification examination
  • A resume that includes a comprehensive outline of student, volunteer, and professional work experiences and all honors and awards
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Completion of GRE required. (A combined Math and Verbal GRE score of 295 or greater preferred)
  • Personal Interview. Top applicants will interview with members of the Post-Professional Athletic Training admissions committee.