Thursday, March 10, 2011

SBU Awarded Continuing Accreditation to Athletic Training Program

Southwest Baptist University News Release
Contact: Sharina Smith, Office of Marketing & Communications
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BOLIVAR, Mo. – The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE) recently voted to award continuing accreditation to the athletic training education program at Southwest Baptist University. 

The letter from CAATE President Greg Gardner indicated that SBU had met all of the nationally-recognized standards for entry-level Athletic Training Education.  SBU's next comprehensive review is scheduled to occur during the 2020-2021 academic year.

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