Staff ReportNewsWest 9
ODESSA - U.T.P.B. Athletic Training program received a big distinction.
Their program was recognized by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
That makes them one of 20 accredited programs in the state.
School officials say this is a difficult thing to achieve and the hard work by students and staff has paid off.
Students in the program will now able to take board exams and become a certified athletic trainer.