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Application Process

Application Deadline:

MAT program

Note: The UH MAT program is extending their application deadline to March 15th 2024.

The MAT program only begins in summer semesters and all applications must be submitted by the extended deadline of March 15th. Check the FAQ for any questions related to the application.

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Application and Candidate Selection Process:

The UH Graduate School Application and the UH ATCAS application will open on August 1st and close on March 15th 2024.

  1. Completed University of Houston Graduate School application.

    • Submit official transcript from all prior institutions electronically to
      • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is required with special emphasis on the grades in required courses (see required courses below).
    • International students only – Submit English language proficiency scores to UH graduate school
  2. Complete ATCAS Application (CAATE offers needs based ATCAS fee waivers, check the fee waiver requirements)  

    • Completed MAT Program Acknowledgment Form

    • Official transcripts from all prior institutions attended.

      • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0 is required with special emphasis on the grades in required courses (see required courses below).

    • Current resume

    • Statement of professional goals and interests

    • Two academic/professional letter s of recommendation

    • 50 observation hours documented on the UH MAT Observation Hour Form

Required Prerequisite Courses:

A grade of a “B” or higher in the Required courses is recommended

  • General Biology (3 credit hours)
  • Chemistry (3 credit hours)
  • Physics (3 credit hours)
  • Anatomy & Physiology 1 (or equivalent) (4 credit hours)
  • Anatomy & Physiology 2 (or equivalent) (4 credit hours)
  • Biomechanics (3 credit hours)
  • Exercise Physiology (3 credit hours)
  • Motor Learning (3 credit hours)
  • Psychology (3 credit hours)
  • Statistics (3 credit hours)
  • Nutrition (3 credit hours)

MAT Program Prerequisite Course Evaluation Policy

ALL supporting materials, with the exception of official transcripts, should be uploaded through the UH online graduate school application or ATCAS online application.

A virtual interview will be required as a part of the application process.

Official transcript(s) should be submitted to: 

In-Person Delivery: Mail: Electronic or "Speede" Transcript:
University of Houston
Welcome Center
4400 University Dr
Houston, TX 77004
University of Houston
Graduate Admissions
5000 Gulf Freeway
UH Technology Bridge
Building No. 3, Rm 170
Houston, TX 77204-2105
Within the U.S., the fastest way to send your transcript is electronically. Please inquire at your previous institution about this option. Electronic transcripts can be delivered via email to


ATCAS – Guide for Sending Transcripts