SUNY Cortland is proud to be one of the first universities in New York state to offer a graduate program in athletic training. As the profession changes — eventually requiring a master’s degree to become a certified athletic trainer — Cortland’s strong preparation will stay consistent.
This two-year, full-time program welcomes new students in July.
At SUNY Cortland, you will discover:
The Kinesiology Department prides itself on the personal approach faculty members take with graduate students. We place a special emphasis on preparing athletic trainers to be the best at their profession.
SUNY Cortland’s Master of Science in Athletic Training is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), located at 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3184. The program will have its next comprehensive review during the 2027-2028 academic year.
SUNY Cortland-trained athletic trainers are sought across a variety of work settings:
Learn more about athletic training outcomes at SUNY Cortland, including BOC exam pass rate, graduation and employment.