College of Chiropractic Commencement Ceremony

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A Win for the Ages: Logan Alumnus Dr. Mike Murphy Takes Part in St. Louis Blues Championship

St. Louis Blues Team Chiropractor Dr. Mike Murphy Hoists the Stanley Cup on the Ice Following the Franchise's First Championship in June 2019

It took several days for Mike Murphy, DC (’95) to get through the 500 texts he received after the St. Louis Blues clinched the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history in summer 2019. For the past 22 years, Dr. Murphy has served as the official chiropractor for the St. Louis hockey team. He admits that June 12, 2019, “was a pretty surreal moment” of his career. “We’ve come close a few times, but in order to win the Stanley Cup, a lot of things have to go your way … good players, staying healthy and, of course, …

Webinar: MS-Sports Science & Rehabilitation Informational

MS-Sports Science & Rehabilitation Informational Webinar 5 p.m. CST, Wednesday, April 21 Session led by Brittany Ramirez, DC (’15), MS (’18), LAT, ATC, CCSP®, Program Director of Sports Science & Rehabilitation and Mizzou Team Chiropractor, and MS-SSR graduate Beth Bearden, MS (’20), CSCS, TSAC-F, CES, Fitness Program Specialist with the U.S. Army’s Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Programs. Whether you’re a practicing chiropractor, trainer, coach or still in school, a Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation can expand your career opportunities and allow you to help athletes stay in the game while working in a field you love. …

Find Your Competitive Edge with Logan’s Sports Science & Rehabilitation Degree

Logan’s Master of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation (MS-SSR) educates the most qualified professionals committed to recovery and athletic performance—and with a growing need for both, there’s never been a better time to pursue this degree. What’s required for acceptance into Logan’s sports science & rehab program? Applicants must meet the following criteria: Earned a baccalaureate degree or higher from an institution that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. A minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale in undergraduate studies. Submission of official transcripts. Completion of required pre-requisite coursework from an …

Logan University Introduces Master’s in Athletic Training Program

Logan University athletic training student works with a patient on a table.

Active people need health care providers that truly understand the demands of physical performance, and as such, Logan University will launch a Master’s in Athletic Training to its lineup of degree programs, beginning fall 2021. “Logan’s reputation as a leader in chiropractic and health sciences education sets the stage for this new master’s degree, featuring hands-on clinical experience earned in a wide variety of settings,” said Logan University President Clay McDonald, DC (’82), MBA, JD. “We’re proud to continue growing our University offerings with innovative, in-demand programs and evidence-based curricula.” Logan University’s Master’s in Athletic Training is the only program …

Meet Dr. Stephen Nickell, Athletic Training Program Director

Stephen Nickell, EdD, LAT, ATC is Logan’s Sports and Exercise Science Department Chair and Master’s in Athletic Training Program Director. When Dr. Nickell joined the Logan University team in summer 2018 as the program director for the Master’s of Science in Sports Science & Rehabilitation, he had a goal in mind: to actively work to bring more programs to Logan beyond chiropractic and to work across all of the University’s programs to create more interprofessional opportunities for students. Fast forward two years later, Logan is thrilled to introduce a brand-new Master’s in Athletic Training program under the direction of Dr. …

How to Become an Athletic Trainer

An athletic trainer works on a football player's knee as he lies down on a green turf football field

Whether on the athletic field, in an industrial work setting or on a performance stage, active people need health care providers who truly understand the demands of physical careers. As a leading health sciences institution, Logan University is thrilled to add a Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT) to our lineup of degree programs, beginning fall 2021. Read on to learn how to become an athletic trainer and what an AT career may look like for you. What’s required for acceptance into Logan’s athletic training program? Prospective students must meet the following criteria: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. A minimum 3.0 …