Admission to the Program

The JMU AT Program admits one cohort of 22 students each year.  The cohort begins classes in the summer semester.  Students are selected through a competitive process that includes two separate applications  - one to the JMU Graduate School, and the second to the AT Program through ATCAS. Applicants MUST complete both applications in order for their application to be reviewed.
Pre-application advising may be obtained as follows:

  1. For general information about the program and the application process, first review the website.
  2. If you are currently a JMU student or live close to the university, attend an information session.
  3. After familiarizing yourself with the general information, please direct questions to