To be accepted into this program of graduate study, you must meet the following criteria:
- Acceptance by the University's Office of Graduate Admissions.
- Receipt of a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited or internationally listed institution, as verified by two (2) official transcripts.
- Completion of undergraduate courses in prevention, evaluation, therapeutic exercise, therapeutic modalities, and administration, or their equivalents.
- Above average undergraduate GPA.
- Sufficient undergraduate preparation or life experience, as determined by the graduate program coordinator and associate dean.
- Acceptable score on the Graduate Records Examination (GRE).
- Two (2) letters of recommendation.
- Certification as a NATA certified Athletic Trainer, or qualification for acceptance by the NATABOC as a board exam candidate.
- Short essay describing personal career goals and how a graduate degree from Barry will help fulfill these goals.
The program coordinator and the department chair may request a meeting with you prior to granting admission or "degree-seeking" status.
NOTE: The dean of the School of Human Performance and Leisure Sciences reserves the right to establish a minimum undergraduate GPA as well as a minimum GRE score for applicants. GRE applications are available from Barry's Office of Graduate Admissions (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).