Last Day to Participate in Open Comment on CHANGES TO PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM STANDARDS 28 AND 29

The Standards Committee was asked to review Professional Program Standards 28 and 29 by both the Annual Report Committee and the Review Committee based on the number of non-compliances on these two standards during the 2014-2015 academic year. The Standards Committee feels strongly that providers who have the potential to be credentialed in their discipline […]



Last Day to Participate in Open Comment On CHANGES TO OUTCOMES STANDARDS

The higher education regulatory climate is very charged at this time around accreditation, outcomes, transparency and accountability. Renewal of the Higher Education Act has fostered heated discussion of educational quality and the role of accreditors versus regulators in assuring it. On November 6, 2015, the U.S. Department of Education (USDE) announced an agenda of transparency […]



Standard for Athletic Training Degree and Implementation Timeline

As announced on May 20, 2015, the Strategic Alliance (BOC, CAATE, NATA and NATA Foundation) has determined that the professional degree for Athletic Training be at the master’s degree.  Following this announcement, the CAATE Standards Committee drafted a proposal for the wording of the new standard as well as the timeline for implementation of the […]