Program Cost, Scholarships and Financial Aid
On-demand/pre-requisite courses (HLAT 711, HLAT 775) are taken tuition-free once students have been admitted to the DAT.
Full-Time Enrollment is 3 courses per semester (fall, spring, summer)
Full-Time Tuition: $17,000 per academic year (paid in 3 equal installments)
Tuition will increase to $17,500 beginning May 2020
Moravian College has no additional fees for this program!
Part-Time Enrollment*: $2,000 per course (minimum of 18 courses required to graduate; see curriculum page for a list of required and elective courses)
*All admitted students must enroll full-time for the first semester. Following the first semester, a student may request to register as a part-time student.
Certified/licensed athletic trainers who are employed full-time by St. Luke’s University Health Network (Bethlehem, PA) receive a 25% discount on total Doctor of Athletic Training (DAT) tuition.
Textbooks and Technology
Average Cost of Textbooks/Semester is approximately $500.
The Technology Requirements for the Doctor of Athletic Training program include that students have access to or purchase a computer with word processing software and reliable access to the internet.
Students planning to enroll or are enrolled in Moravian College's Doctor of Athletic Training Program are eligible to apply for several scholarships:
- NATA members are eligible to apply for the National Athletic Trainers' Association Research and Education Foundation (NATA-REF) Doctoral Scholarship. The application deadline is early January. Additional information can be found here.
Students are eligible to apply for District Scholarships for their membership District. Links to District scholarship websites, where available, are provided below:
- Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association (District 1-2), Frank George Doctoral Scholarship
- Mid-Atlantic Athletic Trainers' Association (District 3), William Prentice Scholarship
- Mid-America Athletic Trainers' Association (District 5)
- Southwest Athletic Trainers' Association (District 6)
- Far West Athletic Trainers' Association (District 8)
- Southeast Athletic Trainer's Association (District 9)
- Northwest Athletic Trainers' Association (District 10)
Moravian College offers one two-year residential graduate assistantship for a student beginning the program in the Summer of even years (i.e., Summer 2018, Summer 2020). This assistantship provides an opportunity to teach in Moravian's professional MSAT program, as well as the opportunity for continued clinical practice through our partnership with St. Luke's University Sports Medicine. The assistantship includes a full tuition waiver, a generous stipend, and a health insurance package. Please contact the Program Director, Dr. Jennifer Ostrowski, for additional information on availability and how to apply.