CAATE Accredited Professional Athletic Training Program
The University of Northern Colorado has the longest standing accredited Athletic Training Program in the state of Colorado. UNC's program has developed a large alumni base of successful professionals in all levels and areas of sports medicine.
The demanding program is five (5) semesters in length over two (2) academic years. Students develop knowledge, skill, and ability within the areas of evidence-based practice, prevention & health promotion, clinical examination & diagnosis, acute care of injuries & illness, therapeutic interventions, psychosocial strategies & referral, health care administration, and professional development & responsibility.
The Athletic Training Program at UNC is currently accredited by the Commission on
Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 2001 K Street NW, Third Floor
North, Washington, DC 20006 USA. The most recent comprehensive accreditation review
was in 2016-17 and the program was awarded a 10-year accreditation period (the maximum
possible). The next comprehensive review is slated for 2026-27.