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Manchester graduates future athletic trainers who are equipped to make a difference. They put patient care first and understand the valuable roles they serve in their communities. With a curriculum that infuses instructional classroom lessons with first-hand experiential learning in a variety of clinical settings, Manchester students gain a competitive edge and hit the ground running as they begin their athletic training careers..

If you've checked us out and feel that Manchester is right for you, let's walk through the admissions process.

Click here to apply with ATCAS, a common application system that enables you to apply to multiple athletic training programs with a single application. A one-time, non-refundable fee of $96 is required.


Applications for admission are accepted June 30 through June 5 of the following year.  Application materials are to be submitted through the Athletic Training Centralized Application Service (ATCAS). Applicants must complete the ATCAS application:
  • Report all attended institutions attended
  • Request all official transcript(s) be sent directly to ATCAS
  • Upload your personal statement
  • Upload at least 2 letters of recommendation

The application deadline is June 5, however the admissions committee reviews applications on a rolling basis until the class is filled. If you are interested in the Fall 2024 program, submit your application as soon as possible to be considered for a seat in the Fall 2024 cohort!

Admission to the Master of Athletic Training Program at Manchester University is limited and competitive. Students who meet minimum requirements may apply and the most qualified applicants are chosen to interview for acceptance into the program. Please note, meeting all minimum admissions criteria doesn’t guarantee an interview and/or admission to the program.

Do you meet admissions requirements?

If you still have questions about applying for the Master of Athletic Training Program, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions by emailing us at, call us at 260-470-2703,or schedule a visit to see if Manchester is right for you!

International Admissions

Click here for admissions requirements for international students.