Athletic Training

Hit the ground running.

Our 24-month accredited Athletic Training programs put you ahead of the pack.

University of Idaho MSAT program

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN Athletic Training

Start your career leagues ahead with our MSAT.

  • Gain more real-life clinical experience.
  • Prepare to graduate as an experienced, certified Athletic Trainer.
  • Position yourself to skip past entry-level positions.
  • Land in an exciting career with sports teams, performing arts groups, the military or industrial companies.

Accreditation matters. Our MSAT is an accredited Athletic Training program through CAATE, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

University of Idaho DAT program

Doctor of Athletic Training

Fill the gaps and open doors with our DAT.

  • Explore advanced concepts.
  • Gain certifications and hands-on training.
  • Choose from hundreds of clinical immersion opportunities close to home and across the U.S.
  • Cultivate your strengths as a practitioner.

Our accredited Doctor of Athletic Training program was the first in the nation and continues to set the standard for colleges and universities with Athletic Training programs. 

We lead in everything we do.

Program Structure

Study from anywhere, join us in the summer, and choose from hundreds of clinical immersions.

Program Structure

Our two-year, six-semester, 85 credit program prepares you to sit for the BOC exam. Cohorts start in the summer. Our MSAT is a hybrid program. Study online in the fall and spring, then gain hands-on clinical experience at our campus and partner institutions in the summer.


We accelerate the learning curve so you can be an effective practitioner.


Rigorous and rewarding, our programs prepare you to make an immediate impact with patients. Only at U of I can you choose clinical immersions at one of 150+ sites nationwide. (No cookie cutter education here.) Plus take advantage of continuing education courses.

Career Placement

Our graduates are prepared for AT careers in a variety of settings, and often step into advanced positions.

Career Placement

Our grads work for sports teams, the military, manufacturers, performing arts groups and more. Clinical immersions help you build experience for your dream job and get your foot in the door at a top institution.

Tuition & Fees

Our tuition is one of the lowest (hint: it’s because we’re self funded.) And no “extra” fees. Ever.

Tuition & Fees

We charge an annual flat-rate, all-fees-included tuition. $22,434 covers all courses, course fees, and textbooks. Extra courses and certifications are free. You get your money’s worth here. We invest the most money back into the student experience.

Faculty Leaders

Highly-credentialed. Visionary. Our faculty have set the bar for other AT programs.

Faculty Leaders

Our faculty have deep experience in nearly all aspects of AT practice, including professional, collegiate, high school and clinical settings. We were the first in the world to be certified in the Mulligan Concept—and designed the nation’s first DAT program.

Clinical Research

Rooted in evidence, our student and faculty research is helping transform patient care.

Clinical Research

We help our students translate research to practice. Our faculty members maintain a balance of applied and laboratory research while also mentoring student-led projects. We’re enhancing evidence-based practice and creating practice-based evidence.

We like being out front.
And you will too.

Learn faster.

Our MSAT and DAT programs accelerate your learning curve. We cover more academic ground, offer more professional training and certifications, and help you build more clinical experience. You’ll graduate ready to make an immediate impact in your field. Skip the “newbie” phase and start your career as a seasoned practitioner.

Dig deeper.

We don’t just teach. We transform. We don’t just mentor. We inspire greatness. Our faculty are invested in every student’s journey. We help you uncover your true potential and connect your studies with your passions and interests. Along the way, you’ll develop your own unique approach to patient care and become the practitioner you were meant to be.

Study smarter.

Access our groundbreaking Athletic Training programs from anywhere in the U.S. Highly flexible by design, our programs let you fit your studies around work or family. Short summer intensives at our campus let you connect with your fellow students and faculty mentors. We tap our vast network to create clinical immersions back home—so you gain valuable experience and professional connections in your community.

Get on the fast track.

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