Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Pennsylvania

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania

Department Info Program Director

      East Stroudsburg University Program Department of Athletic Training                         

Keith A. Vanic, PhD, ATC, LAT
East Stroudsburg University
Office 4
Koehler Fieldhouse
East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
(570) 422-3314

Year of CAATE Accreditation: Accredited through 2020

Degree Granted: MS in Athletic Training

Program Length: 22 Months

Credits: 54

Number of Applications: 12-15

Number Accepted into Program Per Year: 10

 Pre-requisites/ Admissions:

  • Anatomy with laboratory (4 credits), Physiology with laboratory (4 credits), Physics (3 credits), Nutrition (3 credits), Statistics (3 credits) Sports Psychology or similar course (3 credits), Prevention & Management of Athletic Injuries (3 credits), Kinesiology: Applied Anatomy (3 credits), Exercise Physiology (3 credits), Current Advanced First Aid and CPR Cert.

Direct Admission into Program:

  • Bachelor's degree from and accredited institution
  • Minimum undergraduate GPA 2.75/4.00
  • Admission to the ESU Graduate College
  • Submit score on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE)
  • Letter of intent and statement of professional goals with resume or curriculum vitae
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Minimum of 50 hours of direct observation of Certified Athletic Trainers in at least two different settings
  • Reliable transportation

Tuition: $14461.00

Financial Aid: Yes, Please inquire for Graduate Assistantships availability (tuition waiver and stipend contingent on specific award)  

Admission Material: Application through ESU Graduate College – please refer to the following LINK

Program Highlights: ·        

  • East Stroudsburg University has a rich 40-year national reputation for athletic training education, a status built primarily upon the professional contributions of our graduates and a tradition which is proudly represented nationwide in high schools, colleges, universities, professional sports, sports medicine clinics, and a variety of other healthcare networks/organizations.
  • The didactic aspects of this program (i.e. course sequencing and scheduling) have been designed with sensitivity for the post-professional learner. Courses may be delivered on ESU campus or at ESU’s Lehigh Valley Center in Bethlehem, PA. The program’s coursework will be delivered through the traditional academic semester. The Professional Practice Program contributes to an innovative, convenient and flexible pedagogical format aimed towards degree completion and certification eligibility as a certified athletic trainer.

Additional Information:

Complete information is available at here


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