Accreditation Fees for Professional Programs

*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 Pursuing and Maintaining Accreditation document available hereA 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 & Access to e-Accreditation Fees (invoiced August 1)

2019-20   $1500

2020-21   $1500

2021-22   $2500 (Application fee includes registration for two attendees to the CAATE Accreditation Conference.)

2022-23   $2500 (Application fee includes registration for two attendees to the CAATE Accreditation Conference.)

2023-24   $3000 (Application fee includes registration for two attendees to the CAATE Accreditation Conference.)

2024-25   $3000 (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 programmatic review Fee is paid.

The comprehensive programmatic  review fee 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 e-Accreditation 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)

2019-20   Comprehensive Programmatic Review Fee US Programs $5000 / Non-US Programs $10000

2020-21   Comprehensive Programmatic Review FeeUS Programs $5000 / Non-US Programs $10000

2021-22   Comprehensive Programmatic Review Fee US Programs $6000 / Non-US Programs $10000

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

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) to maintain a quality accreditation process. 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.

2019-20   Accreditation Year  $4500

2020-21   Accreditation Year  $4500

2021-22   Accreditation Year  $5000

2022-23   Accreditation Year  $5500

2023-24   Accreditation Year  $6000

2024-25   Accreditation Year  $6000

Substantive Change Fee (Notification of Intent)

The Notification of Intent form must be uploaded to the substantive change tab via eAccreditation prior to your preferred intent deadline. Once submitted, you will be invoiced electronically.

2021-22   $3000

2022-23   $3500

2023-24   $4000

2024-25   $4000

Appeal Fee

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.

2019-20   $7500

2020-21   $7500

2021-22   $7500

2022-23   $8000

2023-24   $8500

2024-25   $8500

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