The CAATE has compiled frequently asked questions for students, professionals and post-professionals. Find answers to your questions below.
VOLUNTARY WITHDRAWAL FAQS
Would there be a possibility to obtain a one year extension of accreditation after which the program after a program closes?
According to the P & P, once the CAATE approves the programs Voluntary Withdrawal date, the program cannot admit students. So if the program has submitted their Voluntary Withdrawal documentation with teach out plan, the closing date should be after the last class graduates.
Programs who are Voluntary Withdrawing for Standard 11: If a program is making progress (established plan is working) toward achieving the 70% first time pass rate, can they get an extension on probation?
Automatic extensions are not granted, however a program can appeal at the point that the CAATE would move to withdraw accreditation. Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Edited 03/16