Master in Athletic Training

Athletic Training student wrapping an ankle

Welcome to the friendliest campus in the South! Thank you for your interest in Jacksonville State University Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT) Program! Our professors are dedicated to developing newly certified athletic trainers, focused on community engagement, evidence-based practice, interprofessional encounters, and positive patient-centered outcomes. All of these experiences are offered in a variety of settings locally and nationally to enhance your education in the field of Athletic Training. Our 2-year MAT program consist of 59 total credit hours and our core values include student-centered culture, excellence, transformation, innovation, engagement, stewardship, integrity and inclusivity.

This is a short 5 minute video that demonstrates some of the highlights of the Master's in Athletic Training Program at Jacksonville State University.

Potential Careers

  • Work with a professional sports team or player (NFL, MLB, NBA, MLS, PGA, etc.)
  • Work with a collegiate or high school team
  • Work in corporate health and wellness
  • Work in industrial settings
  • Work in hospitals and clinics
  • Work in the military
  • Work in recreational facilities
  • Work in the performing arts

Median Annual Salary

Athletic Trainer


Based on the NATA Salary Survey

Additional Facts

Employment of athletic trainers is projected to grow 23% from 2020 to 2030. This growth rate is much faster than most other occupations. About 3,100 openings for athletic trainers are projected each year, on average, over the decade.

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