Tuition, Travel and Other Costs
The MSAT program at Spalding is a 67 credit hour degree. For the ’19-’20 academic year, the cost per credit hour is $820. 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.
Background Check and Immunization tracking (required): $102
Medical Terminology course (if applicable): $129
National Athletic Trainer’s Association (NATA) Student Membership (required): $80
Atrack Subscription (for clinical education): $40/year
CPR (required): approx. $40-50
TB skin testing annually (required): No cost through Spalding’s Eagle Care Clinic
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 www.fafsa.gov). Full-time graduate students are usually eligible to borrow up to $20,500 per year.
Learn more about how to apply for federal aid.
Roy Nichols Athletic Training Scholarship
The Roy Nichols Athletic Training Scholarship was established in memory of Roy Nichols who was a Navy Veteran and Shriner. Roy devoted a large portion of his retirement years to helping others.
All qualified MSAT candidates are encouraged to apply, and the top athletic training student candidates will be identified by the Spalding University Scholarship Committee based on having a 3.0 GPA and financial need. The final selection is made by Betty Nyland Nichols based on the applicants’ financial need and history of community service as described in an essay of no more than 500 words. Two, $1000 scholarships are awarded annually. The scholarship will be credited to the student(s) account.
Learn more about additional types of aid that can help fund your degree.