Historically Black Delaware State University and the University of Delaware have entered into an agreement that will allow at least one Delaware State graduate to enroll in the master’s degree program in athletic training at the University of Delaware.
Under the agreement, one student from Delaware State’s kinesiology degree program within the department of public and allied health sciences will be selected to enroll in the master of science Athletic Training Degree Program at the University of Delaware. To be eligible, the student must have maintained a 3.0 GPA throughout his or her undergraduate journey and have 100 hours of observation under a licensed athletic trainer.
R. Christopher Mason, chair of the department of public and allied health sciences at Delaware State stated that “increasing the quantity and quality of viable graduate school and professional placement options for our students is one of my top priorities. Establishing this pipeline with UD’s Athletic Training program is a positive step in the direction of achieving that goal.”