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University of Connecticut Neag School of Education Department of Kinesiology

Athletic Training - How to Apply

The Neag School of Education is a professional school. Students complete their first three semesters in another of the schools or colleges of the University (at either Storrs or one of the regional campuses) or a two or four-year accredited college or university other than the University of Connecticut and enter the Athletic Training program in the spring semester of sophomore year. The maximum enrollment in each program is determined by the Dean in consultation with program administrators.

The Athletic Training Education major is a competitive and selective academic program that prepares students for a professional career in the field of Athletic Training.

  • Students apply for admission during their third semester at UConn.
  • Applications are due November 1 for spring admission (we admit once per year).
  • Students must enroll in EKIN 2100, 2110 and 3100 during the fall semester they are applying for admission.
  • Students must meet the technical standards.
  • Transfer students must apply separately to UConn and the Neag School of Education.
  • Students are encouraged to contact Dr. Stephanie Mazerolle, Director, Entry-Level Athletic Training Education at for any additional information.

The Admissions Committee will review only completed applications and support materials received by the deadline.

To apply:

  1. Assemble your application materials in electronic format:
  • Contact information for three recommendations
  • Personal statement (1-2 pages)
  • A resume of not more than two pages
  • Signed Health Waiver
  1. Complete the electronic application at
  2. Mail the following materials, in one completed packet, to the Neag School of Education:
  • Three recommendation letters
  • Official transcripts of all non-UConn collegiate work completed to date*

University of Connecticut
Neag School of Education
ATTN: Athletic Training Admissions
2095 Hillside Rd., Unit 1110
Storrs, CT 06269-1110

*Note: These documents are required specifically for admission into the program.


For admissions information, session dates, and other advising resources, please visit the Advising Center.