Department of Kinesiology
Athletic Training Links
Athletic Training and Related Professional Organizations
The Commission on Athletic Training Education (CAATE) is the accrediting body for athletic training programs. According to the CAATE its "purpose of the CAATE is to develop, maintain, and promote appropriate minimum education standards of quality athletic training programs." The WPUNJ ATEP is accredited by the CAATE.
National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)—Information on this website includes the following: a description of the athletic training profession, how to become a member of the NATA, the organization’s professional journal Journal of Athletic Training, a listing of employment and graduate assistantship positions, research information, and the NATA Foundation.
Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC)—This website includes information on the BOC certification examination and requirements to become a candidate for the examination.
Eastern Athletic Trainers’ Association (EATA)—This website includes information such as: a membership directory, scholarship, grants and awards information, informational actions and updates, and annual meeting information.
Athletic Trainers’ Society of New Jersey, Inc. (ATSNJ)—This website offers information on athletic training, new memberships, legislation, NJ employment requirements, and employment opportunities.
Related Professional Health Organizations
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)—The ACSM website offers information on the certification process, examination dates and sites, careers, updates, meetings, continuing education, partnerships and sponsorships, research grants and scholarships, and publications.
NSCA (National Strength and Conditioning Association) Certification Commission—This website includes information on how to become a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), the credentials, examination information, and continuing information.