Master of Athletic Training

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Quick Highlights

As the first MAT degree in the region, Loras has a strong history of providing quality athletic training education. This CAATE-accredited program offers students the opportunity to participate in hands-on clinical experiences starting in their first semester.

Our students have won numerous statewide and national athletic training academic competitions. Since 2022, our graduates have achieved a 100% job placement rate in the athletic training field within three months of graduation, and all of our students have a 95% overall pass rate on the BOC exam.


On Campus Daytime Classes

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60 credits, 2-year completion

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Summer semester start


Award winning, CAATE-accredited

Important Dates

Application due May 1 (priority) / Summer Semester
Application due June 1 (regular) / Summer Semester

Program Overview

Gain expertise in prevention, recognition, evaluation, diagnostics, and therapeutic interventions for a wide variety of musculoskeletal, orthopedics, and general medical illness and injury for an active population.

Pursuing a degree in athletic training will prepare your for a career that incorporates healthcare, sport, wellness, and an overall focus on an active population. All MAT students design and implement original research projects resulting in posters and presentations at the local, state or national level, as well as in the form of publication.

This two-year program will prepare you to sit for the board of certification exam. See results for Loras’ program outcomes and the Board of Certification Exam (BOC).

Why Choose Loras

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Career Focused

Loras MAT students have a 100% job placement rate in the field within three months of graduation—and the majority were offered jobs even before they graduated! Our students also have a 95% overall pass rate on the BOC exam.


Choose from seven accredited and widely recognized master’s degrees and one postbaccalaureate program. Continue your current career or discover a new career path that’s right for you.

Grad Chat

All prospective graduate and professional education students can schedule a casual, personalized Zoom conversation with both the program director of your academic program of interest as well as the director of graduate admission, to learn more about the classes, internships, outcomes, enrollment processes, and much more. Get a true sense of what grad school is like from a faculty member you will be closely working closely.