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The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) has formally approved the new Standards for Accreditation of Professional Athletic Training Programs at the Masters Level (2020 Standards). The final version of the 2020 Standards was approved following more than 28 months of drafting and revisions completed by the CAATE Standards Committee and Professional Knowledge working group, […]

Unveiling New Standards Soon!

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE) is set to unveil the Standards of Accreditation for Professional Athletic Training Programs at the Masters Degree Level (2020 Standards) as soon as copy-editing is complete.  The anticipated release date of the 2020 Standards, as well as a crosswalk document, will be on or around March 1, […]

Hang In There… We Are Almost Done!

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training (CAATE) is pleased to announce that the Commission has finalized and approved the Standards for Accreditation of Professional Athletic Training Programs (2020 Standards).  The 2020 Standards document is being readied for release and is coming soon!  The Commission anticipates releasing the documents on or around March 1, 2018.  […]

2015-2016 CAATE Analytics Report Now Available!

The 2015-2016 CAATE Analytics Report is now available! This report contains descriptive data collected from the 2015-2016 Annual Report, and programmatic trends over the last three years are also provided.  This report provides details of all accredited programs from the 2015-2016 academic year. To access the report click HERE.  To download a PDF copy of […]

Learn More About Creating A Program Framework – Barton Anderson to Present on this Topic at the Accreditation Conference!

Barton Anderson is an Associate Professor and Clinical Education Coordinator at AT Still University.  He teaches clinical courses within both the residential post-professional masters program and the online doctor of athletic training program.  Bart currently serves as a member of the CAATE Standards Committee, the Chair of the Arizona Athletic Trainers’ Association Communications Committee, and […]

CAATE Accreditation Conference – Hurricane Irma Update

The CAATE office has received inquiries regarding impact of Hurricane Irma on the Accreditation Conference in October.  At this time, we DO NOT anticipate any impact on the conference, and the conference is going forward as planned.  If that should change, we will contact all registrants and post information on our website.  Please visit the […]


The most up-to-date information from the CAATE is now at your fingertips. The objective of the CAATE newsletter is to keep all CAATE program and institutional administrators informed on accreditation activities, deadlines, concerns, and other information that is pertinent to our stakeholders. The Fall 2017 edition of the CAATE Insight Newsletter can be accessed HERE. […]


All annual accreditation fee invoices have been sent via email to all accredited programs’ Program Directors.  Please check all available email boxes, and ensure that the email: CAATE<> is accepted by your University/Organization.  Programs can access their annual accreditation fee structure by clicking on the links below. If your fees are paid by another party, […]

Annual Report Webinars – Make Sure You Register Today!

The CAATE Staff is offering two Annual Report Webinars for Professional and Post-Professional Degree programs, and one Annual Report Webinar specific to Post-Professional Residency programs. These sessions aim to assist program administrators in completing the Annual Report. The sessions will include a review of common report omissions, and answers to frequently asked questions regarding the […]

Residency and Fellowship Program Development Workshop

Residency and Fellowship Program Development Workshop Thursday, October 12 Grand Hyatt, Tampa Bay 1-5 pm The CAATE would like to invite interested participants to a Residency and Fellowship Program Development Workshop.   This workshop is free of charge to any residency or fellowship program administrator or those interested in developing a residency or fellowship program to […]