As of December 3, 2019 the Messiah University Master of Science in Athletic Training program has received official approval from the Commission of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The program is fully accredited by CAATE and will undergo a regularly scheduled on-site review during the 2025-2026 academic year.
Association for Athletic Training Education
In July of 2019, the Messiah University Athletic Training program became a founding member of the Association for Athletic Training Education (AATE). This is an organization dedicated to the advocacy athletic training education, the development of athletic training educators, and the advancement of the athletic training profession.
World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy
In November of 2019, the Messiah University Athletic Training program became a member of the World Federation of Athletic Training and Therapy (WFATT). This organization exists to promote athletic training and therapy around the world as an integral part of collaborative healthcare teams worldwide. Membership provides opportunities for collaboration with colleagues from a growing number of countries around the world.