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Athletic Training Program

Professional Athletic Training Program

Cost of Attendance

  1. Students will be required to pay Graduate Level Tuition and Fees (Resident or Non-Resident)
  2. Refer for updated information

Class of 2026 Estimated Tuition/Fees (Based on values for 2024-25  academic year)

Enrollment Term

Summer 1

Fall 1

Spring 1

Summer 2

Fall 2

Spring 2

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The University of South Florida Professional Athletic Training program continually works to keep costs student-friendly with an in-state cost of tuition & fees of ~$26,000 and out-of-state at ~$52,000. These costs are at or below national averages for tuition and fees for graduate professional athletic training programs.

Program Specific Fees

Course Fees

Some courses within the Athletic Training Curriculum require individual program specific fees to fund specialized expendable supplies, cost of certifications, etc. The specific program fees are listed below by course number/name. The fees will be charged with the standard University tuition/fees bill.

Year 1

ATR 5105C

Athletic Training Techniques


ATR 5125

Anatomical Basis of Clinical Practice


ATR 5815

Clinical Experience I


ATR 5825

Clinical Experience II


ATR 5307C

Therapeutic Interventions II



Total Year 1


Year 2

ATR 6835

Clinical Experience III


ATR 6226

Advanced Athletic Training


ATR 6845

Clinical Experience IV



Total Year 2



Fingerprinting/Background Check (Upon admission)


Required Clinical Attire


NATA membership (annually)


BOC Exam (one time – Spring of year 2)


Scholarship Information 

The program offers various scholarships while enrolled in the program:

  1. David "Doc" Leffers Scholarship awarded to a rising 2nd year Athletic Training Student who has demonstrated the potential to become an outstanding Athletic Trainer. (up to 2 awarded annually)
  2. Kennedy Family Endowed Scholarship for Athletic Training awarded to Athletic Training Students who have demonstrated leadership and service initiatives and accomplishments both related to and that have benefitted the athletic training program at the University of South Florida and positively promoted the profession of athletic training. (up to 4 awarded annually)
  3. Kennedy Family Incoming Student Scholarship awarded to applicant(s) who applies prior to the December 1 priority admissions deadline will be eligible for an incoming student scholarship. Information will be shared with applicants who meet this deadline during their admissions cycle. These scholarships will be a one-time scholarship up to $1,500 awarded in the first semester of the program. 
  4. Jhanae Sunflower Scholarship awarded to a rising second year student that displays academic integrity, exemplary leadership, and a commitment to giving back to the community. The scholarship was setup by the Jhanae Sunflower Foundation and Jhanae's family to honor her legacy. The scholarship fund continues to be supported by faculty, staff, alumni, and the Jhanae Sunflower Foundation; and it our hope to soon grow the scholarship to endowed status to honor Jhanae’s legacy in perpetuity.

Financial Aid

All financial aid information can be found at

Total Cost of Attendance (COA) spreadsheet for Financial Aid calculation can be found HERE in the Specialized Graduate Programs section.