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Master of Athletic Training

Exercise Sciences Mission Statement

The student-focused mission of the Department of Exercise Sciences is to affirm BYU’s Mission and Aims by developing scholars who integrate scientific and spiritual inquiry as they prepare for lifelong service and learning in the areas of exercise science, wellness, and health care.

We aim to:

  • Foster an atmosphere where students think independently at a level that inspires meaningful questions and creative problem solving.
  • Inspire learning through student-centered classroom instruction and mentoring experiences focused on human health and function.
  • Provide a culture and an example of service that inspires students to reach out to other students and the broader community as disciples of Christ.

MAT Mission Statement

The MAT program within the Department of Exercise Sciences is designed to provide n atmosphere where increased knowledge and practice prepare students to become problem solvers and leaders in the athletic training profession, in their families, in their communities, and in the world.


The MAT program within the Department of Exercise Sciences is designed to provide an atmosphere where increased knowledge and practice prepare students to become leaders in the athletic training profession, and in their families, communities, and the world. Instruction for the MAT takes the form of lectures and laboratory courses, seminars, examinations, independent study, and clinical education assignments. In addition to working with athletic training faculty, MAT students will receive assignments to work with preceptors at a variety of clinical experiences, including an eight-week immersive internship.

Brigham Young University 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 2022–2023 academic year.

Student Achievement Measures Data

If you are applying to the Athletic Training MAT, please complete the MAT Supplemental Documents (link below).

If you are applying for the Integrated BS in Exercise Science program in preparation for the MAT, please complete the Integrated BS/MAT Application (link below).

Due before beginning program in the Fall (both groups): Proof of Immunizations, Background Check, Drug Screen, and Proof of current CPR/AED certification (copy of card, both sides)