The athletic training program at Stony Brook University is part of the School of Health Professions within Stony Brook Medicine, and is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Our program has successfully transitioned to a professional master’s degree program. Students who complete the requirements for the Master of Science degree in the Athletic Training program will be eligible to take the Board of Certification (BOC) Exam.
The athletic training program at Stony Brook has a rich 37-year history. The internship program began in the 1980’s and developed into a successful baccalaureate major in the early 2000’s ending in May 2020. With over 250 graduates employed in various levels of patient care we are excited to begin a new chapter of our program’s history with the first Master of Science in Athletic Training degree awarded in the spring 2021. We look forward to continuing to prepare students for a future in athletic training at the graduate level.
The athletic training program at Stony Brook University is designed to provide quality classroom, laboratory, and online instruction in conjunction with hands-on clinical experiences at NCAA Division I, II and III athletic programs and competitive local high school sports. Our program is dedicated to contributing to the body of knowledge in our profession by continuing to encourage various research initiatives. By being embedded within athletics and medicine within our community we promote building relationships through interaction with physicians and valuable community service involvement. Completion of this comprehensive program is sure to prepare students to become competent and confident athletic trainers.
Our expert faculty employ experiences from various levels of patient care into the classroom while disseminating the most up to date evidence based information to prepare our graduates as they enter the health care field and work with diverse populations
Stony Brook University is one of four comprehensive research university centers within the State University of New York system, and one of only two that include a health sciences center. It is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, and is ranked in the top 1% of all the universities in the world by the QS World University Rankings. As reported by Forbes Magazine, Stony Brook University ranks in the top 15 Best Value Public Colleges and the top 10 Most Diverse US Universities by 24/7 Wall Street/USA Today. US News & World Report ranks Stony Brook as a top 40 Public University. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. We are located on the north shore of Long Island, just a train ride from New York City.
As you explore your options for entering the healthcare profession, we invite you to consider joining the Stony Brook University’s athletic training program. If we can be of any additional assistance in answering questions you may have please feel free to contact us.
Chair, Athletic Training Program
Rolling Admission via ATCAS verified application is open as of August 1, 2022
Program application deadline is March 31, 2023