PITTSBURGH: The National Athletic Training Association (NATA) Board of Directors, in cooperation with the commissioners of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) recently agreed to establish the professional degree in athletic training at the master’s level. That means that the athletic training profession will require a Master’s degree for entry-level positions beginning in 2022.
In response to this change, Chatham University has launched a Master of Science in Athletic Training (3+2 program), allowing students to earn both a bachelor of science in Exercise Science and master of science in Athletic Training at the end of five years of study. Applications for fall 2017 enrollment are now being accepted.
PITTSBURGH: Chatham University today announced a new awards program and scholarship for high school and community college students that celebrates the legacy of scientist, author, environmentalist and Chatham alumna Rachel Carson, class of 1929.
The Rachel Carson Healthy Planet Award will be awarded to one deserving student nominated from each high school and community college throughout the United States, who embodies the spirit of Rachel Carson in his or her dedication to sustainability and community development. Healthy Planet Award recipients will also receive preferred consideration for the Rachel Carson Scholarship, a full-tuition scholarship to attend Chatham University.
PITTSBURGH: Chatham University has been selected as one of only 21 universities around the country for the Princeton Review’s Green Honor Roll, which recognizes the most environmentally responsible colleges across the United States. Chatham earned a perfect Green Rating score 99 out of 99, which measures “a school’s performance as an environmentally aware and prepared institution”.
Chatham University is also profiled in Princeton Review’s free downloadable book, “The Princeton Review’s Guide to 353 Green Colleges“, which profiles institutions of higher education that demonstrate notable commitments to sustainability in their academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation.