For Prospective Transfer Students

Transfer students from other undergraduate athletic training programs may still be eligible to apply to Towson University's undergraduate athletic training major. 

Transfer students seeking admission into the athletic training major are required to have completed the following courses:

  • Introductory Biology with a lab (4)
  • Introduction to Psychology (3)
  • Individualized Fitness course (3)
  • Introduction to Athletic Training course (3)
  • EMC, First Aid, and Safety course (3)

These courses are used to calculate the Prerequisite Courses Grade Point Average (GPA) which must be a 2.75 or above.

Formal application also includes the following: 

  • Official transcripts
  • Verified directed observation hours under the direction of an athletic trainer
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Essay related to why athletic training major
  • Signed technical standards verifying that, with appropriate accommodation, they meet the technical standards for an entry-level athletic trainer
  • Verification of health status form (signed by the applicant’s health care provider).

Several criteria are evaluated as part of the admission process in accepting students into the ATP and students must also meet the technical standards set forth by the ATP for admission to this program.

ATP Admissions Guidelines

Students planning to transfer into this program are encouraged to use the transfer planning and course equivalency resources available through the Transfer Student Center

More information

For more information, please contact program director Dr. Emily Hildebrand,
410-704-3174, or email