Professional Programs

2020 CAATE Accreditation Conference Information 

The purpose of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) is to develop, maintain, and promote appropriate minimum education standards for quality for professional, post-professional, and residency athletic training programs. CAATE is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

Look along the above task bar to visit pages that contain information pertinent to professional program administrators

With respect to in person or phone conversations with program consultants or any third party, the CAATE will communicate with outside parties regarding a program only with the program director or an administrator present.

CAATE UPDATE ON THE CORONAVIRUS

 

Frequently Accessed Documents:

Policy and Procedure Manual

Pursuing and Maintaining Accreditation for Professional Programs

 

2012 Standards Related Documents:

2012 Standards for Professional Bachelor’s Programs

Curricular Content Table for bachelors programs completing a self-study under the 2012 Standards

2020 Standards Crosswalk

 

2020 Standards Related Documents:

2020 Standards for Professional Master’s Programs

2020 Standards Crosswalk

2020 Curricular Content Standards Clarification

Tables for the 2020 Standards

Contemporary Expertise: Additional Information

 

International Programs:

2020 Substantial Equivalent Standards 

 

Frequently Accessed Links:

CAATE eblasts, newsletters, analytics reports and other documents

BOC Pass Rates

CAATE Accredited Program Seal (download for program use)

Accreditation Fees

 

 

  Information for Professional Programs

 

Moving Your Admissions Process Online During COVID-19

A recent article in University Business highlights the benefits of moving towards cloud-based application services. These benefits include the ability to seamlessly transition to a remote work environment and as well as increase program visibility to prospective students. 

ATCAS continues to add accredited programs to its’ Centralized Application Service.  A total of 126 programs are now participating with close to 2,000 applicants in the last cycle. ATCAS is a free service to athletic training programs that offers programs and admissions offices unparalleled reporting capabilities and real-time metrics that help facilitate better admissions decisions and dramatically improve the effectiveness of their application and enrollment process. Schools can analyze their applicant pool, better understand their applicant pipeline, forecast and benchmark from cycle to cycle or compare an individual program to specified or national cohorts. Integrated administrative services reduce the costly burdens of administrative work and create a paperless process that offloads redundant tasks like opening mail, verifying prerequisites, calculating GPAs, and authenticating transcripts. These unique services allow admissions staff of athletic training programs to focus on strategic enrollment initiatives and higher-level interactions with applicants.

ATCAS can assist with quickly shifting your admissions process online during this time of transition for universities. For more information on how your program can participate in this service click HERE and please contact Ann Donnelly, ATCAS Account Manager at adonnelly@liaisonedu.com or (617) 612-2064.

 

HOW DOES THE ATCAS SERVICE HELP ATHLETIC TRAINING PROGRAMS?

ATCAS offers athletic training programs and admissions offices unparalleled reporting capabilities and real-time metrics that help facilitate better admissions decisions and dramatically improve the effectiveness of their application and enrollment process. Schools can analyze their applicant pool, better understand their applicant pipeline, forecast and benchmark from cycle to cycle or compare an individual program to specified or national cohorts. Integrated administrative services reduce the costly burdens of administrative work and create a paperless process that offloads redundant tasks like opening mail, verifying prerequisites, calculating GPAs, and authenticating transcripts. These unique services allow admissions staff of athletic training programs to focus on strategic enrollment initiatives and higher-level interactions with applicants.

What is a CAS?

View this brief video to learn how a CAS can help you optimize your application and enrollment processes

Benefits for athletic training programs utilizing ATCAS:

  • FREE participation
  • Exposure to a wider applicant pool
  • Benchmarking vs. national or identified cohorts
  • Maintain individual workflow and admission standards

ATCAS Applicant Summary Data (as of March 2020)

ADMINISTRATORS PAGE

The ATCAS administrator page provides information on how to sign up for ATCAS, and it also has additional materials for Program Administrators who are interested in learning more about the benefits of ATCAS to their program. This page also contains the link for participating programs to logon to their webadmit portal.

For more information on how your program can participate in this service, please contact Ann Donnelly, adonnelly@liaisonedu.com or (617) 612-2064.