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My undergraduate major is not in Athletic Training, can I still apply to the MS program?

When are prerequisite courses offered?

What should I major in at FIU since you do not offer a bachelor degree in Athletic Training?

How do I get a packet of information?

How do I schedule an appointment with an advisor?

How many credits can I transfer from another university?

What is the due date for the application packets?

Do I turn in everything to the Department of Athletic Training?

If some courses are not offered during a certain semester, will they be offered the following semester?

How long is the Athletic Training Program?

 

My undergraduate major is not in Athletic Training, can I still apply to the MS program?

Yes, you need to complete ALL of the nine prerequisite courses prior to starting the program. You may apply to the program while taking them.

When are prerequisite courses offered?

There are prerequisite courses offered every semester, but not all nine prerequisites are offered every semester. The specific courses offered vary.

What should I major in at FIU since you do not offer a bachelor degree in Athletic Training?

We recommend that students major in related fields such as Physical Education (Sport and Fitness Studies Track), Recreational Therapy, or Psychology and incorporate the prerequisite courses as elective coursework.

How do I get a packet of information?

You may call us at (305) 348-3167 or email us at athletictrainingfiu@gmail.com. Additionally, all of the information is available on the website.

How do I schedule an appointment with an advisor?

After you have reviewed your information packet or the website, you may schedule an appointment with an advisor by calling our office at (305)348-3167.

How many credits can I transfer from another university?

Six graduate credits with a grade of B or higher may be transferable. Discuss the transfer of credits with your advisor or the department chairperson.

What is the due date for the application packets?

Completed application packets are due to the graduate school February 15th (February 1st for international students) of every year. Students who are accepted enroll in the Summer semester.

Do I turn in everything to the Department of Athletic Training?

The application is a 2-step process. First, apply on-line to the University Graduate School. Second, submit the required departmental application materials directly to the department chairperson, which include: (1) three letters of recommendation (one must be from a faculty member), (2) a curriculum vitae/resume, and (3) a personal statement of professional and educational goals.

If some courses are not offered during a certain semester, will they be offered the following semester?

Graduate courses with the semester in which they are offered are listed on the Program of Study.

How long is the Athletic Training Program?

Students must enroll full-time and follow the Program of Study. The program can be completed in six semesters.