Master a Career
in Athletic Training

The fitness and sports industries need good athletic trainers!

Your Future - Sports Medicine!

Imagine an internship with an NFL team, performing arts or a leading orthopedic firm. As a student in Manchester’s nationally accredited Master of Athletic Training Program, you’ll have amazing opportunities! You’ll get hands-on clinical experience and training that will prepare you to become a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC). At Manchester, you’ll acquire the tools to become integral members of health care teams in high schools, colleges and universities, professional sports, sports medicine clinics, hospitals and industrial settings.

Prime Location

Manchester’s MAT Program recently relocated to our Fort Wayne, Ind., campus, offering newer facilities, more opportunities for clinical experiences, stronger collaborations with our other professional health science programs, and all of the amenities offered by the vibrant, progressive city of Fort Wayne. 


Personal Attention

Small class sizes, affording plenty of personal attention, and making sure your questions are answered and lessons are understood.


Rich Experiences

Practical, hands-on experience, teaching experience and immediate opportunities for internships with the Universities athletic teams.


Reputation for Excellence

A history of excellence in the health sciences and highly trained faculty makes Manchester one of the top athletic training graduate programs.

Get An Edge

Manchester's two-year master’s in Athletic Training is for students who’ve already earned a bachelor’s degree in disciplines other than athletic training and are looking to earn the credentials for a career in athletic training. The Athletic Training Strategic Alliance recently announced that all athletic trainers will need a master’s degree in the near future, which makes Manchester an excellent choice to get an edge in the job market.


Graduates who pass the exam for ATC certification


Graduates who pass the exam on the first attempt


Projected employment growth for athletic trainers from 2016 to 2026

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