Pre-Med and Pre-Health Department

Marist College - Arizona School of Health Sciences Priority Admission Program in Sports Health Care

Marist College and Arizona School of Health Sciences (ASHS), a school of A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, have established an agreement to provide qualified Marist students the opportunity to receive priority consideration for admission to the Sports Health Care program offered by ASHS in Mesa, Arizona.

Under this agreement, Marist students will complete a B.S. or B.A. degree at Marist prior to starting this graduate program at ASHS. ASHS will reserve one (1) seat in each year's entering Sports Health Care (SHC) class for a Marist student who meets the criteria listed below, pending verification of required credentials. Applicants must submit a completed ASHS application no later than February 1 of the senior year at Marist. To meet these criteria, students must:

  • Receive a B.S. or B.A. degree from Marist College by the end of the summer session prior to enrollment at ASHS;
  • Maintain a 3.00 overall GPA (on a 4.0 scale) on all college coursework;
  • Complete all ASHS admission requirements as deemed satisfactory by the SHC Admissions Committee;
  • Provide proof of national certification as an athletic trainer, or eligibility for certification, by the National Athletic Trainers' Association Board of Certification prior to matriculation at ASHS; and
  • Complete all prerequisite courses by the end of the spring semester prior to enrollment at ASHS