An Athletic Trainer helps a basketball player stretch before practice

Athletic Training

The mission of Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of Health Professions' Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program is to provide a high quality, interprofessional, and evidence-based education to build a strong foundation for a career in athletic training. The MAT program is one of recognized excellence that prepares athletic trainers who demonstrate academic and professional citizenship, make significant contributions to the profession through patient care and a commitment to learning, and improve the health of individuals and communities.

Our Program

The Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program is a two year, 60 credit hour, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited professional program. For information on our program outcomes (BOC examination first-time pass rate and program retention, graduation, and placement information) see the accreditation/outcomes link.

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Athletic Trainers are integral members of the health care team who provide a continuum of care while working under the direction of, or in collaboration with, a licensed physician.

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The Master of Athletic Training degree program is a 60-semester credit hour, two-year lock step graduate program providing comprehensive exposure to the field of Athletic Training.

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Learn more about the admission requirements and how to apply.

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Students need to know that we truly care about them and want them to succeed. Their successes make us, as faculty, very proud!

Wade Redman, Ph.D., MBA, MT (ASCP)

Department Chair Laboratory Sciences and Primary Care

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Academic Classroom Building, Lubbock Campus

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Program Information, Admission, Application, Request a Tour

School of Health Professions Office of Admissions and Student Affairs

T: (806) 743-3220 


Leslee Taylor, Program Director
LesLee Taylor, PhD, LAT, ATC
Program Director