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- The Entry-Level Professional Master’s in Athletic Training (PAT) Program at Indiana State University is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The PAT provides the pathway to certification as an Athletic Trainer. The program was granted accreditation through the degree level change from the Bachelor’s to Master’s degree level. The probation of the Bachelor’s level program remains in effect at the Master’s level as of February 19, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.
- The clinical Doctorate in Athletic Training (DAT) Program is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The DAT is for a credentialed athletic trainer who seeks advanced coursework and applied research. Alumni of the program will become clinical scholars with advanced knowledge and skills needed for the delivery of patient care at the highest levels. Individuals with a clinical doctorate would be expected to provide leadership and innovation in the advanced practice and instruction of Athletic Training.
- The Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA, is 301-652-AOTA. http://www.acoteonline.org
- At its September 2015 meeting, the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) placed the Indiana State University Physician Assistant program sponsored by Indiana State University on Accreditation-Probation status.
- Probation is a temporary status of accreditation conferred when a program does not meet the Standards and when the capability of the program to provide an acceptable educational experience for its students is threatened. Once placed on probation, programs that still fail to comply with accreditation requirements in a timely manner, as specified by the ARC-PA, may be scheduled for a probation site visit and/or risk having their accreditation withdrawn.
- Specific questions regarding the Program and its plans should be directed to the Program Director and/or the appropriate institutional official(s).
Effective April 29, 2015, (Doctor of Physical Therapy Program/Indiana State University) has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (1111 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314; phone: 703.706.3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org). Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status of affiliation with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education that indicates that the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in technical/professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation is not an accreditation status nor does it assure eventual accreditation.