Accredited Athletic Training Programs in Pennsylvania

Marywood University

Department Info Program Director
Health and Physical Education Department
2300 Adams Avenue
Scranton, PA 18509
(570) 348-6259

Jason Edsall, ATC
Athletic Training Education Program Director 
Phone: Ph: 570-348-6211 x2692  
Fax: (570) 961-4730

Year of CAATE Accreditation: 2008

Degree Granted: B.S. Athletic Training

Program Length: 8 semesters total, 6 semesters in the Professional Phase of the program

Credits: General Requirement for All Students = 43, Credits required to graduate from ATEP = 126 (Some courses satisfy both general education and major requirements)

Number of Applications: (first year) There is no limit on the number of applicants

Number Accepted into Program: Variable, base on competitive admission

Pre-requisites/ Admissions:

Pre-requisites, admission requirements, and technical standards can be found on the Marywood University ATEP Web page at:

Direct Admission to the program: No, students must complete competitive application process for entrance into professional phase of program

Year accepted into program:
Conclusion of freshman year (professional phase)

Transfers into Program: Transfers must also complete the competitive admissions process, but may be eligible for early entry based on prior coursework completed.  Potential transfers should contact the Program Director before entry.

Tuition: $27,000/yr for a full time student

Scholarships: Contact University Financial Aid Office, (570) 348-6225

Work study: Contact University Financial Aid Office, (570) 348-6225

Financial Aid: Financial Aid Office (570) 348-6225

Admission Material: 1-86-Marywood, 570-348-6234, or visit

Program Highlights:

  • Robert J. Mellow Center for Athletics and Wellness opened in Fall 2006, featuring an Athletic Training Curriculum Lab for student learning, 5000+ square foot Lynett-Haggerty Fitness Center, 1500-seat Insalaco Arena, and state-of-the art athletic training room with the latest modalities.
  • "World class" Human Performance Lab located in the O'Neill Center for Healthy Families and opportunities for undergraduate research.
  • University reorganization in 2003 placing the Athletic Training Education Program and HPE Department into the College of Health and Human Services with other allied health programs, promoting interdisciplinary collaboration.
  • Small class sizes and many opportunities for hands-on learning. Variety of on- and off-campus clinical experiences available.  
  • Opportunity to play NCAA Division III Athletics and major in Athletic Training

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