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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

MAVMajors INFO - Athletic Training

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Bachelor of Athletic Training (BATR)

Office location - 1400 Highland Center
Phone: 507-389-6313
Email: Contact Us

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The Department and Advising

Admission requirements –
1. A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75, on a 4.00 scale, is required as an application standard. An application packet may be obtained from the program director during spring semester and must be completed and returned by May 1st.

  • Degree Requirements & Policies
    The selection process is competitive and is based on the student's:
    1.cumulative GPA and prerequisite GPA,
    2. completion of the general education prerequisites,
    3. completion of the required major courses,
    4. accumulation of up to 100 hours of pre-athletic training level observations in the      Minnesota State Mankato athletic training room, and observation and evaluation of performance during those observation hours,
    5. letters of recommendation and a formal interview, and
    6. compliance with established technical standards for physical, cognitive, and attitudinal abilities that an entry-level athletic trainer must possess. See athletic training program director for specific details.


How to declare this major 


  • In the College of Allied Health and Nursing, majors are declared within each department's main office.
  • Contact the Advising Center.
    Shirley Murray
    Academic Advisor for the College
    124 Myers Fieldhouse

The current undergraduate bulletin for this major –

 Graduate responses 1 year after graduation


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