History

Undergraduate and Graduate Athletic Training Program History

1981-82: Athletic Training becomes an option for Physical Education majors

1993-94: Athletic Training Education Program Director is appointed

1996-97: Athletic Training program receives initial accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

1997-98: Athletic Training becomes a major – BS in Athletic Training

1999-00: MEd in Athletic Training (Entry-level) graduate program in Athletic Training is created

2001-02: Undergraduate Athletic Training Education Program is granted continued CAAHEP Accreditation

Entry-level graduate Athletic Training Education Program is granted initial CAAHEP Accreditation

MEd in Athletic Training (Higher Education option) is offered

2003-04: Director of Graduate Athletic Training Education position is hired, to be shared with Graduate Studies (50%) and the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (50%)

2004-05: Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation becomes the Department of Health & Human Performance.

MEd in Athletic Training (Sports Medicine option) is offered

2006-07: Both undergraduate and graduate Athletic Training Education Programs are granted continued accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)

2008-09: MEd in Athletic Training for the Entry-level program and Sports Medicine option is changed to an MS in Athletic Training 

2011-12: MEd in Athletic Training for the Higher Education option is changed to an MS in Athletic Training