Winthrop University: Resolution To Establish Master of Science In Athletic Training
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Resolution To Establish Master of Science In Athletic Training

WHEREAS, Winthrop University provides a wide range of academic programs serving the people of South Carolina, and in particular the north central region of the state, and


WHEREAS, the State of South Carolina and the region are in need of fully qualified and licensed athletic trainers to meet the needs of the state, and


WHEREAS, the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education has mandated all professional programs in athletic training be offered at the master’s degree level, and

WHEREAS, Winthrop University has successfully offered the Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training for over 15 years and have the faculty expertise to offer the program at the master’s degree level , and

WHEREAS, the Winthrop University Richard W. Riley College of Education has developed the Master of Science in Athletic Training to meet the licensure requirements outlined by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training and Education and of the State of South Carolina, and

WHEREAS, the proposed degree is consistent with Winthrop University's Mission Statement wherein the University seeks to provide “personalized and challenging undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs of national caliber within a context dedicated to public service to the State of South Carolina,”


THEREFORE, LET IT BE RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF WINTHROP UNIVERSITY that the Master of Science in Athletic Training be established.


APPROVED, this 6th day of November, 2020

Last Updated: 10/4/21