Graduate Programs

UD athletic training student uses equipment to perform therapy on an athlete's knee.

Athletic Training: M.S.


The University of Delaware's athletic training education program (ATEP) is an entry-level master’s degree program that encompasses two consecutive calendar years involving very specific coursework and competitive clinical experiences, and culminating with a full semester-long clinical. ATEP has a rigorous and intense curriculum that places specific requirements and demands on the students enrolled in the program. The mission of the ATEP is to prepare students to become competent, skillful and compassionate entry-level professionals in the profession of athletic training. Students involved in the ATEP will complete the University, departmental and major coursework requirements; they will also satisfy the clinical proficiencies via the practicum experience and while working in various clinical environments. Upon completion of this program, the student is eligible to successfully sit for the Board of Certification (BOC) examination for athletic trainers. Furthermore, the student is recommended for a master of science degree in athletic training. Program admission is for the summer term.

Uniqueness of this program

Responding to the recent trends in sports health, a master’s degree can help propel professionals to advanced career success. The University of Delaware has a long, proud history for athletic training education involving both didactic and clinical education and for placing graduates for athletic training careers with major American professional sports leagues major collegiate programs, high school environments as well as sports medicine clinical settings.

Supplemental documents

Students whose primary application from ATCAS is reviewed and they are accepted into the Master of Science degree program in Athletic Training" will be directed to submit a "Secondary" truncated application to UD's Graduate College. Students are to wait until directed to do so.



Application Deadlines

  Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis upon completion and submission to the Graduate College.

UD Tuition

The 2023-2024 UD graduate student tuition rate per credit hour is $1028.