What are the requirements to become an MAT® Master Specialist?

What are the requirements to become an MAT® Master Specialist?

Complete the following courses:

  • Muscle Activation Techniques® Lower Extremity Masters

  • Muscle Activation Techniques® Upper Extremity Masters

  • Muscle Activation Techniques® Trunk & Spine Masters

  • Muscle Activation Techniques® Foot Function

  • Muscle Activation Techniques® Wrist & Hand


  • Muscle Activation Techniques® Jumpstart Series: Lower Body, Upper Body, and Trunk & Spine

  • the RTSM Science 1: Musculoskeletal Mechanics – 3.5 days

Pass a 120-minute Practical and Oral exam To schedule an exam please contact the MAT® corporate office at 303-745-4270 ext. 1

  • Must wait 60 days after completing all pre-requisites to schedule the exams
  • The cost for the exam is $400.  To register for the final exam, please log into your muscleactivation account and reference the Resource documents for registration instructions
  • PASS or FAIL grade will be given and you will be required to retest if a “FAIL” grade is given


The school does not discriminate based on race, sex, religion, ethnic origin, or disability.

All Prospective students must be at least 18 years of age and at a minimum, have a High School Diploma. MAT® students will be required to sign a student waiver prior to the class beginning. As a part of this, the students will be required to affirm their receipt of a High School Diploma or GED and confirming that they are 18 years or older.

Prospective Specialist Series students are encouraged but not required to have a background and secondary degree in the exercise, sport science, biology, and anatomy fields.  MAT® encourages but does not require professional and academic experience in various fields within the exercise continuum.

Prospective Master Specialist Students are required to have completed the MAT® Specialist program.

Prospective MAT® Rx students are invited to this course based on these primary criteria:  Currently an Active MAT® Specialist, who has taken at least the Masters Foot Function and Wrist and Hand program in the past 24 calendar months and has been an active MAT® practitioner for over 24 months.