Athletic Training

School of Nursing and Health Professions Video of Academic Programs

Welcome to Murray State University's Athletic Training Program. Our goal is to provide athletic training students both the didactic (classroom) knowledge and the clinical experience to pass the BOC (Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer) Exam and become a successful entry-level health care professional in a variety of settings. Our faculty members present the most current and relevant information, supplying the tools needed to develop the student's clinical decision making skills.

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The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) degree is offered within the Department of Applied Health Sciences, which is housed in the School of Nursing and Health Professions. Murray State University offers a unique curriculum designed to introduce the student to the profession of athletic training through current research, clinical experiences, and interprofessional collaboration with other health care professionals. The MSAT program is a 24 month continuous, year-round curriculum that strengthens students’ critical inquiry, cultural competence, and patient care skills through didactic and clinical education.

Begin a rewarding career in health care today, by applying to the Murray State University Athletic Training Program.

For more information contact Jeremy Erdmann @ or (270) 809-4517

Mission, Vision, and Goals

Murray State University's Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Although the athletic training program is currently on Probation, it is anticipated that the probationary status will be removed as of  February 2018, by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.