Application Process

Application Deadline:

The MAT program only begins in summer semesters and all applications must be submitted by March 1. All supporting material must be received by the department before April 1.

Application Requirements:

  1. Completed University of Houston Graduate School application.

  2. Completed MAT Program Application

  3. Official GRE scores sent electronically to institution code 6870 – University of Houston, Main Campus

  4. Official transcripts from all prior institutions attended.

    • Major GPA of at least 3.0

    • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.6 is required to be considered for graduate school at The University of Houston

  5. Current resume

  6. Statement of professional goals and interests

  7. Three academic/professional letters of recommendation

    • Your recommenders will be contacted automatically and asked to evaluate you through an online system. They should be encouraged to provide comments and/or upload a signed letter as well.

  8. 50 hours of observation directly supervised by a certified and licensed Athletic Trainer

  9. Required Prerequisite courses (Minimum grade of 'C')

    • Anatomy and Physiology (8 credit hours)

      •  UH Course - BIOL 1334/1134 and 1344/1144

    • Biomechanics (3 credit hours)

      • UH Course - KIN 3309

    • Exercise Physiology (3 credit hours)

      • UH Course - KIN 3306

    • General Psychology (3 credit hours)

      • UH Course - PSYC 1300

    • Statistics (3 credit hours)

      • UH Course - MATH 2311

  10. Recommended prerequisite courses in addition to requirements (Minimum grade of “C”)

    • Functional Anatomy (3 credit hours)

      • UH Course - KIN 3304

    • Motor Learning (3 credit hours)

      • UH Course - KIN 4315

    • Introduction to Nutrition (3 credit hours)

      • UH Course - NUTR 2332

All application materials with the exception of transcripts, should be mailed to:

Health and Human Performance
Graduate Admissions
3855 Holman St., Room 104 Garrison Gym
Houston, Texas 77204-6015

Official transcripts should be submitted to: 

University of Houston
Graduate Admissions
P.O. Box 3947
Houston, Texas 77253-3947