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To start the application process, you should create an account with the Athletic Training-Central Application Service (AT-CAS) at https://atcas.liaisoncas.com/applicant-ux/#/login

As you establish your account, search for the ‘University of Central Arkansas’ within the ‘Add Program’ table.

Official transcripts must be sent to BOTH:

  1. AT-CAS for verification
  2. UCA Graduate School

Other UCA application documents that must be completed and uploaded into the “Program Module” of AT-CAS are below:

A Criminal Background Check must be completed by an authorized provider (e.g. Arkansas State Police or other online vendor). If students wish to use an online vendor, one option is, CastleBranch®, a company that already has an established relationship with our AT Program. Students can use the provided link for directions on how to set up a CastleBranch® account.  CastleBranch Background Check Information

Admission, retention, and graduation requirements for the MS-AT can be found in the 2020-2021 Graduate Bulletin.

Prerequisites

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of completing the prerequisite course (a total of 35 credit hours) with a grade of C or better in each course.
35Total
Credit HoursPrerequisite Courses
4Biology
4Chemistry
8Anatomy & Physiology (2 semesters)
4Physics
3Psychology
3Statistics
3Biomechanics
3Exercise Physiology
3Nutrition

Additional courses may be required by other disciplines as prerequisites to the courses listed above. Applications may be accepted until the AT-CAS applicant cycle ends in early June.

More information can be found in the MS-AT Program Manual 2020-2021

For questions about the application process, please contact

Will Hedderson, PhD, LAT, ATC
Coordinator of MS-AT Admission and Recruiting
UCA email: whedderson1@uca.edu
Office phone: (501) 852-7749