Transition to the Masters Degree

With the announcement from the Strategic Alliance (BOC, CAATE, NATA, NATA Foundation) that the professional degree must be offered at the master's level, Athletic Training Programs that offer the undergraduate route must changeover. Marshall University will be the first institution in West Virginia to offer the professional degree at the master's level. They are anticipating their first graduating class in May of 2018. Click here to read more about their transition.

Called Into Duty

Athletic trainers from West Liberty University responded to an emergency situation during a Pittsburgh Pirates game when a fellow spectator was struck by a foul ball. Though they “off-duty” they could not resist the athletic trainer creed, which is to assist others. For more on this story, click here.