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Prerequisite Coursework

The following courses are prerequisites for admission to the Master of Science in Athletic Training at South Dakota State University.

Biology (One course – 3 to 4 total credits)

  • General Biology I and Lab


Chemistry (Two courses – 7-8 total credits)

  • General Chemistry I and Lab
  • General Chemistry II and Lab, OR
  • Organic and Biochemistry and Lab

Exercise Physiology

Human Anatomy with Lab (3-4 credits)

Human Physiology with Lab (3-4 credits)

Statistics, Biostatistics, or Epidemiology

Human Nutrition

Physics (One Course, 3-4 total credits)

  • Introduction to Physics I and Lab

Psychology (One course, 3 credits minimum)

  • General Psychology



Introduction to Athletic Training

Public Health Science

Medical Terminology

Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries