PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM ACCREDITATION FEES
*All fees are subject to change
Application and Annual eAccreditation Fee for Programs Interested in Initial Accreditation
Programs interested in starting an Athletic Training Program and applying for accreditation with the CAATE will submit the initial application through eAccreditation. Program Administrators are encouraged to review the Standards and Procedures for Accreditation document. A yearly fee allows programs access to eAccreditation for the purposes of entering student cohorts and completing the self-study. It is recommended that programs apply a minimum of one year prior to the start of the self-study. Programs will continue to pay the eAccreditation fee annually (including during the year of the comprehensive programmatic review) until the comprehensive programmatic review process is complete and the program has received an accreditation decision by the Commission. The program will then be invoiced the Annual Accreditation Fee for Professional Programs listed below.
Application and Access to eAccreditation Fees (invoiced August 1; Application fee includes registration for two attendees to the CAATE Accreditation Conference.)
Application for Comprehensive Review and Fees (initial or continuing programs)
The initial or continuing application for accreditation services, and the associated comprehensive programmatic review fee, made payable to the CAATE, is due in the CAATE Office before the Self-Study is assigned a Peer Review Team. An invoice will be generated one month before the Self-Study due date. The invoice may be paid with credit card through the secure link on the electronic invoice or may be printed and mailed with a check to the address on the invoice. No program will be reviewed until the comprehensive programmatic review fee is paid.
The comprehensive programmatic review fee covers all associated expenses. Accredited Programs in a comprehensive programmatic review year are still responsible for submitting the Annual Accreditation Fee. Programs that are applying for initial accreditation are responsible for paying the annual eAccreditation access fee listed above including during the year of the comprehensive programmatic review.
Comprehensive Programmatic Review Fees (in conjunction with the Annual Accreditation fee below or the Annual eAccreditation fee above)
2022-23 Comprehensive Programmatic Review Fee US Programs $6000 / Non-US Programs $10000
2023-24 Comprehensive Programmatic Review Fee US Programs $6500 / Non-US Programs $10000
2024-25 Comprehensive Programmatic Review Fee US Programs $6500 / Non-US Programs $10000
2025-26 Comprehensive Programmatic Review Fee US Programs $6500 / Non-US Programs $10000
Annual Accreditation Fee for Professional Programs
An annual accreditation fee is charged to all accredited programs (does not apply to programs who are not yet accredited). The annual fee is invoiced August 1 of each year and is due upon receipt. Invoices that have not been paid within 60 days after the billing date will be considered past due.
2022-23 Accreditation Year $5500
2023-24 Accreditation Year $6000
2024-25 Accreditation Year $6000
2025-26 Accreditation Year $6500
An appeal fee is charged to programs who file a Notice of Appeal of a CAATE Denial of Reconsideration. The appeals process will not begin until this fee has been remitted.
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