Why UH?

  • The MAT program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

  • University of Houston is one of only three public Carnegie-designated Tier One research universities in Texas.

  • It is the only master’s degree program in Athletic Training in the Greater Houston Area.

  • Clinical education sites and opportunities with UH Athletics, Memorial Hermann Sports Medicine, NASA, local and area high schools, professional teams and clinics.

  • Work with a dynamic faculty who are student oriented in the areas of athletic training, sports medicine and human performance.

  • Engage in networking and professional development to be exposed to athletic training and sports medicine professionals to increase job marketability and placement.

  • Become part of an active, nationwide alumni organization that proudly supports the great traditions of the University of Houston. Being a University of Houston Cougar connects you to nearly 200,000 proud alumni. Among them are 3,500 CEOs; 5 NASA astronauts; a previous Secretary of Education; legislators on the local, state, and federal levels; actors; 56 Olympic athletes; and many more.

  • In the past few years, UH has spent more than $220 million on campus improvements and new construction.

  • Houston is the nation's fourth largest city and an international destination, bursting with energy.

  • Known as the energy capital of the world, the city is home to 23 Fortune 500 companies and the world's largest medical center—providing limitless opportunities for UH students to develop their skills in internships and fieldwork experiences in the real world.

  • Houston's quality of life and proximity to research partners in business and government also make the city an attractive home for talented professors and their families.