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Graduate College Application Process

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Graduate College Application Process

Applicants to this program must apply online Apply Texas Application for the Texas State University Graduate College. After all admission materials have been received by the Office of the Graduate College, an applicant’s graduate point average will be calculated and an admission recommendation will be made by the program’s graduate faculty.

For most programs, an admission decision from the Texas State University Graduate College will follow within three to four weeks from the time that all application materials have been received. The number of applicants for a particular program influences the response time for decisions. After an application decision has been made, the applicant will receive an email notification from the Office of the Graduate College stating the admission decision.

Admission requirements for the Texas State University Graduate College and selection of students for the Master of Science in Athletic Training post-professional program are based upon the following criteria:

Applicants must possess a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 GPA over the last 60 semester hours or last 90-quarter hours (According to departmental regulations, applicants with GPAs ranging from 2.99-2.75 may be accepted on “Conditional Admission” basis, but these students are not eligible for graduate assistantship funding until at least the second semester of graduate study).

Applicants must either be a BOC certified athletic trainer or be eligible to take the BOC examination.

The Athletic Training graduate program does not require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), but applicants are encouraged to report their scores.

NOTE: Admission to the Texas State University graduate program is contingent upon the submission and receipt of all required documents. A conditional admission status to the university may be given during the final semester of the senior year. An official transcript with the appropriate degree posted is required for final admittance.