The master's degree in athletic training prepares professionals to treat physically active patients as an integral part of an integrated health care team. As one of the oldest and most respected athletic training programs in the nation, students will graduate prepared to launch their career in this diverse field.

Outstanding National Reputation

Exceptional Faculty

Teach. Learn. Heal.

Teach. Learn. Heal. is core to what inspires the Minnesota State Univesity, Mankato Athletic Training program. We pride ourselves on preparing our graduates for not only a successful career, but to stay current in this fast-changing field through state-of-the art facilities and real-world clincial experiences. 

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Career Opportunities

With demand for athletic trainers expected to increase 14% through 2032 now is the right time to explore this growing job market with an education from Minnesota State Mankato's award-winning and nationally-respected program! 

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Projected job growth 2022-2032: 14%

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Athletic Training, MS

This program prepares graduate students to enter the growing field of athletic training. Athletic Trainers collaborate with other health care professionals to provide services such as injury/illness prevention, emergency care, clinical diagnosis and rehabilitation.

About Athletic Training

As one of the oldest and most respected athletic training programs in the nation, our program will prepare and train you to treat physically active patients through a mix of academic and real-world experiences.


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