MAT Tuition & Career Information
Graduate tuition for the Master in Athletic Training Program is $350 per credit hour for in-state students and $850 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The MAT Program requires 60 credits which equals $10,500 per year for in-state and $25,500 per year for out-of-state. Total cost for 2 year cohort program is $21,000 for in-state or $51,000 for out-of-state.
JOB OUTLOOK FOR ATHLETIC TRAINERS
The median annual wage for athletic trainers was $46,630 in May 2017. The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $30,740, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $69,530.
In May 2017, the median annual wages for athletic trainers in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:
|Educational services; state, local, and private||$49,460|
|Hospitals; state, local, and private||46,130|
|Fitness and recreational sports centers||44,150|
|Offices of physical, occupational and speech therapists, and audiologists||43,640|
Most athletic trainers work full time. Athletic trainers who work with teams during sporting events may work evenings or weekends and travel often.