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MSAT Tuition & Fees

Tuition, Travel and Other Costs

The MSAT program at Spalding is a 67 credit hour degree. The cost per credit hour is $785. Students will complete 4 core semesters and 1 summer course. Throughout the program curriculum students complete 5 clinical education rotations that may require additional travel costs, which vary from student to student. Students are required to provide their own transportation for clinical education rotations.

Other expenses

Background Check and Immunization tracking (required) $102

Medical Terminology course (if applicable) $129

National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Student Membership (required) $80

CPR (required) approx. $40-50

TB skin testing annually (required) approx. $10-15

Program Polo(s) (required) approx. $30

Federal Student Loans

Tuition, housing, and other expenses may be covered by federal student loans.

Federal loans for graduate school are available to most U. S. citizens (and eligible non-citizens) unless they have defaulted on previous student loans or have reached the lifetime limit (see Full-time graduate students are usually eligible to borrow up to $20,500 per year.

Learn more about how to apply for federal aid.


The Roy Nichols Athletic Training Scholarship was established in memory of Roy Nichols a Navy Veteran and Shriner who devoted a large portion of his retirement years to helping others.  Two student scholarships each for $1000 are granted on an annual basis.  This scholarship was developed to assist Master of Science Degree Athletic Training students achieve academic success and for faculty to obtain assistance with small teaching, research, and service projects.  Roy Nichols Athletic Training Scholarship information is available from the Program Director.

Applicant submission of a letter documenting a combination of need and past history of service to underprivileged or socioeconomically challenged groups.

Learn more about additional types of aid that can help fund your degree.