Athletic Training at Winona State
Winona State University has a long-standing tradition of graduates who become certified athletic trainers and make positive contributions to the allied health profession of athletic training.
Some WSU graduates have secured positions with professional, semi-professional and Olympic teams. Others have been hired as
- university head athletic trainers
- clinic directors
- physician clinics
- industrial/corporate athletic trainers
- high school athletic trainers
The WSU Athletic Training program provides students with the knowledge and skills required to become highly competent, multi-skilled healthcare professionals.
Students complete a rigorous academic program both in the classroom and in the clinical setting, using the most advanced technology and evidence-based research.
Applications Now Being Accepted
The Athletic Training program at Winona State University is an entry-level Athletic Training (MSAT) (PDF) program and prepares students to be outstanding healthcare professionals at the graduate level.
Freshmen students interested in this professional program can complete both a bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and a master’s degree in Athletic Training in only five years.
Students who have completed or are in the process of completing a bachelor's degree at another institution can apply for the two-year professional MSAT program to become an athletic trainer. Students entering this pathway will only complete the two-year professional phase which is at the graduate level.
Learn more about the five-year Athletic Training program (3+2 - BS and MSAT) and two-year MSAT program.