Education Resources and Tools for the AT
AT Strategic Alliance
Committed to the advancement of the athletic training profession.
The Strategic Alliance is a group of four leading organizations committed to the athletic training profession and to the delivery of quality health care to the public. The four member organizations are the:
- Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC)
- Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
- National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA)
- NATA Research & Education Foundation (NATA Foundation)
Each member of the Strategic Alliance serves a distinct group of stakeholders, yet all members have a shared interest in advancing the athletic training profession. Members collaborate to research and deliberate current topics of interest to the profession; solicit feedback from the public; and communicate findings and positions to all stakeholders. The Strategic Alliance offers its joint statements in an informed manner based upon what is best for students, patients and the profession.
Learn more about the AT Strategic Alliance. Read more about the Strategic Alliance professional degree decision and frequently asked questions related to the degree change.
Looking for educator resources like accredited programs? Visit the Higher Education professional interest group.
Evidence-Based Practice Courses
Of the 50 CEUs that ATs must report to the BOC, 10 must come from EBP Category. NATA offers a variety EBP Category CEUs. Learn more about these EBP Category continuing education opportunities.
NATA offers a leadership development program to encourage emerging association leaders to hone their skills. Believing that leadership is a learned skill set, the Task Force and the NATA Board of Directors asked that the program be substantial, flexible and as inexpensive as possible. View the Leadership Development Program Frequently-Asked-Questions.
NATA BOC Exam Study Guide
Be prepared for the BOC Exam with the NATA BOC Exam Study Guide. Two mock exams and individualized reports help identify your strengths and weaknesses and improve your study time.
Professional Development Center (PDC)
The NATA Professional Development Center (PDC) is your best resource for Continuing Education Units (CEUs) that are affordable and convenient. We offer a wide range of courses on topics you confront every day in your practice and eliminate the cost and time of traveling to seminars or conferences. As an added bonus, members can purchase quizzes with their CEUs and save them for future use, quizzes still must be taken and completed in order to count towards future use.
Research Survey Service
NATA is proud to provide a Research Survey Service to the profession of athletic training. For inquiries and price quotes, please contact Katie Scott, MS, ATC in the Executive Department if you have questions. Learn more about the Research Survey Service.
Student Membership Campaign
Educators can collect and submit their students' names and member numbers to NATA and will be awarded prizes for their athletic training education program. Learn more about NATA's Student Membership Campaign.