Candidates for the professional master's program will be considered for enrollment on a rolling basis for a summer entry start. While we have a rolling admission date, early action decisions will occur for all applications received by December 1st. All completed applications by December 1st will receive priority consideration by the program. After the December 1st deadline, we will continue accepting applications until our cohort is full.
Applicants to the program use the Athletic Training Centralized Application Service (ATCAS). You DO NOT complete the West Chester University graduate school application. You can access the ATCAS application portal at https://atcas.liaisoncas.com.
Bachelor's degree in any discipline
Transcript verification that the following prerequisite coursework has been completed at the college level:
Human Anatomy (3-4 credits with lab. When anatomy and physiology are taken as a combined course, two semesters are necessary to meet this requirement)
Human Physiology (3-4 credits with lab. When anatomy and physiology are taken as a combined course, two semesters are necessary to meet this requirement)
Chemistry (3-4 credits)
Physics (3-4 credits)
Statistics (3-4 credits). One course to include descriptive statistics, correlation, and introduction to inferential statistics or research design
Exercise Physiology (3-4 credits)
Kinesiology or Biomechanics
TOEFL scores (international students only).
To Apply Follow these steps:
Create an account in ATCAS and follow the directions to complete the application. You can access the ATCAS application portal at https://atcas.liaisoncas.com.
Submit transcript verification of completion of a bachelor's degree and completion of prerequisite courses to ATCAS using the transcript request form. If you have not completed your bachelor's degree or all prerequisite courses at the time you apply, you will be able to submit final verification later. Transcripts should be mailed to: ATCAS P.O. Box 9132 Watertown, MA 02471
Two letters of recommendation are required. You can request letters via the ATCAS system.
Complete the personal statement using the prompt on the ATCAS application.
Note: Prerequisite coursework can still be in progress at the time of one applies. However, all prerequisites must be completed at the start of the program. If you have questions about whether a course fulfills one of the above requirements, please contact SHeinerichs@wcupa.edu.