University of Houston Sports Medicine Department
Dear Prospective Graduate Assistant,
Thank you for your interest in our program and the field of Athletic Training.
Graduate Application (PDF)
Please fill out the Graduate Assistant Application and return to me. Upon receiving this information, your file will be reviewed by the University of Houston Sports Medicine Staff. After this review, you will be notified of your current status.
Our program will give you a wide array of experiences and an opportunity to work with many teams. We give our Graduate Assistants many responsibilities and in many respects, we treat them as a Staff Trainer. We highly recommend that our GA's be an ATC.
Go to the UH web site (uh.edu) to visit our campus. There is an Athletic Home page, admissions, campus map plus much more. The Graduate Assistant Application can be found on the Athletic Home page. Go to "Inside Athletics" and the "Sports Medicine" section. We can also arrange an on-campus visit anytime that both party's schedules can work out.
There is a $12, 000.00 monetary stipend here at the University of Houston. It covers a 12 month agreement. Benefits include tuition reimbursement (school administrative fees will be the GA's responsibility).
Must be accepted and enrolled in graduate school and take graduate level courses in order to receive the tuition reimbursement. We highly recommend the College of Liberal Arts and Social Science sunder the department of Health and Human Performance - M. Ed. In Physical Education "Sport and Fitness Administration." Other colleges can be discussed.
ACCEPTANCE PROCESS TO UH
- GPA of 3.0 or higher
- Your last 60 semester hours are weighed heavily
- GRE score of 1000 or higher (mainly looking for the 30th percentile in each section).
- Complete application for admissions on the internet
- Go to UH web site: graduate program in physical education/sport and fitness
- This page will show the Degree Plan
- Click on Admission - Follow Graduate School Admissions
We receive numerous applications every year. Unfortunately, there are a limited number of positions. Therefore, the Sports Medicine Department will select applicants that will benefit our program the best at that time. Your selection will be based upon your credentials, references and acceptance to the University.
Good luck, and I look forward to hearing from you soon.
John Houston, MS, ATC, LAT, CES
Associate Director of Sports Medicine