School of Applied Sciences
The University of Mississippi

Costs, Financial Aid & Scholarships

The following associated costs with the MSAT program are the student’s responsibility unless noted otherwise.

MSAT Tuition & Fees

The following estimated cost breakdown includes tuition, course fees, and capital improvement fees for graduate students. This breakdown is based on curriculum structure that UM-MSAT students will be required to follow throughout the program. 

YEAR 1 – Summer (9 credits), Fall (12 credits), and Spring (12 credits)

YEAR 2 – Summer (3 credits), Fall (12 credits), and Spring (6 credits)

TermCost (In-State)Cost (Out of State)
Summer (Year 1)5,308.509,967.00
Fall (Year 1)4,986.0013,596.75
Spring (Year 1)4,986.0013,596.75
Summer (Year 2)1,939.503,429.00
Fall (Year 2)5,036.0013,646.75
Spring (Year 2)3,424.009,164.50

*Costs are estimated based on the most recent University of Mississippi Graduate School tuition and fees, and do not include room and board, parking and transportation, and other expenses. Estimates are subject to change.

Additional Program Costs*

  • Clinical Education Attire
  • Transportation (to and from), food, & housing for Clinical Education Experiences
  • Parking Permit on-campus and at clinical sites (if required)
  • Health Insurance (existing plan or optional plan can be purchased through UM-University Health Services)
  • Immunization
  • Student Professional Liability Insurance (Cost ~ $40 per year)
  • Board of Certification Examination (Last semester in MSAT, ~$35 application fee, ~$330 exam)

See the MSAT Handbook for additional details.

*Subject to change annually, check with program director for updates.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

The University of Mississippi Graduate School administers graduate recruiting fellowships and scholarships (including for academic excellence and excellence in inclusivity), dissertation fellowships and Summer Graduate Research assistantships.  For information on recruiting fellowships and scholarships and other potential options, please click HERE

The largest source of funds for graduate support is from teaching, research and graduate assistantships offered by academic department, along with partial tuition and nonresident waivers. For more information on graduate assistantships, contact the Office of Graduate Student Success/Director of Graduate Student Success – Andy King ( 

Federal Financial Aid is also an option.  Students must complete a FAFSA form online.  For information on student loans, please click HERE.  If you have questions pertaining to loans and other forms of financial assistance not noted above, please contact the Financial Aid Office:

The University of Mississippi
P.O. Box 1848
University, MS 38677-1848
Phone: 800-891-4596

For FAQs on Financial Aid, please click HERE

After admission to the MSAT, students are also eligible for state, regional, and national professional organization scholarships from athletic training organizations.