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The MAT Program admits up to 20 qualified students into each cohort, to begin classes in the summer semester. Students enrolled in the accelerated 3+2 program and students at universities with articulation agreements that meet the 3+2 criteria are guaranteed admission. The following are admission requirements to the Gannon MAT Program at Erie Campus:
No otherwise qualified individual, by reason of their disability alone, shall be excluded from admission to the program in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Students must complete the Technical Standards for admission. It is the policy of Gannon University and the GU MAT Program to affirmatively implement equal opportunity to all qualified applicants. In administering its affairs, the University and MAT Program shall not discriminate against any person on any basis prohibited by law. All aspects of student affairs and education of students including recruitment, admissions, financial aid, placement, access to facilities, student discipline, student life, and student employment conform to this policy.
The following are program prerequisite courses required for the MAT program:
The above requirements cannot be waived. Prerequisites must be completed with five years preceding entrance to the graduate program and prior to the beginning the summer start of the year entering the graduate program.
Students that enter the accelerated 3+2 program will be enrolled in an undergraduate degree and will begin the MAT professional phase of the program the summer after their junior year.
Students will be transitioned from an undergraduate student to a graduate student after their junior year.
Gannon University prepares students for acceptance into the MAT Program. Students are accepted into one of the following programs: Applied Exercise Science, or any student that has met prerequisite criteria. The recommended curriculums for these undergraduate programs are detailed in the Gannon University undergraduate catalog.
Students meeting either of the admission criteria below have a guaranteed position in the MAT Program. Inability to maintain the required criteria, however, will result in removal from this program option.
*Due to COVID-19, the MAT program will not require SAT scores for those students that were not able to take the exam due to the pandemic. Students should refer to the undergraduate admissions office for further details regarding this exemption.
Students offered this guaranteed position must also maintain the following criteria while enrolled in the Undergraduate Program at Gannon:
Tuition for the 2021-2022 academic year = $670/credit
Program Fees = $900
Please note that costs sometimes change and these costs are estimates based on available information. Background clearances that are needed are:
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