Athletic Training

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The Accreditation Status: Seeking Initial Accreditation

The Master of Science in Athletic Training Program is currently seeking accreditation for their new Master of Science Athletic Training Program and is not accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The institution will be submitting a self-study to begin the accreditation process on July 1, 2023. Submission of the self-study and completion of an onsite review does not guarantee that the program will become accredited. Students who graduate from the program prior to accreditation will not be eligible to sit for the credentialing examination for athletic trainers and will not be eligible for licensure in most states. Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).  

Counselor Education


The School Counseling and Clinical Mental Health Counseling programs are fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). CACREP is the premiere accrediting body for graduate counseling programs.

Nutrition and Dietetics


Through a commitment to continual review, evaluation and improvement, Radford University’s Didactic Program in Nutrition and Dietetics (DPND) meets the accreditation standards defined by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)


Recreation, Parks and Tourism


The undergraduate program is accredited by the National Council on Accreditation for Park, Recreation and Leisure Services. In addition, the recreation therapy concentration meets eligibility requirements to take the national certification examination.


School of Teacher Education and Leadership


Radford University's Teacher Preparation Programs are accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and approved by the Virginia State Board of Education