Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements for two‐year post-baccalaureate program:

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Preferred GPA: 3.0
  • Pre-requisite courses:
    Preferred C+ or better: Anatomy & Physiology I and II; Biology; Nutrition; Psychology
    Preferred C or better: Chemistry I; Physics; Statistics

Please note: Those with a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training are not eligible to apply.

Admission Requirements for Accelerated 3+2:

Students will formally apply to the MSAT program early in the spring of their 3 rd pre-professional year. Students in the 3+2 Accelerated track who meet all requirements are given priority over post-baccalaureate and other applicants choosing 3+2 at Merrimack College.

Students in other majors interested in applying into the 3+2 (five year accelerated
program) may apply although additional coursework may be needed to stay on

Students who do not matriculate into the MSAT will use their 4th year of study to
complete their undergraduate degree in Exercise Science or Health Sciences.

Students in the 3+2 track will be required to achieve/maintain:

  • Preferred C+ or better: Anatomy & Physiology I and II; Biology; Nutrition; Psychology
  • Preferred C or better: Chemistry I & II; Physics; Statistics

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For more information, contact the Office of Graduate Studies at or 978-837-3563.

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