The following outlines general license information; detailed information can be found using the application checklist. You can apply for an Athletic Trainer license online using the Quick Links to the right or by paper application to submit via mail.
The following outlines general licensing information.
A. Application Fee: All Fees are Non-Refundable
$175.00 - Initial License Fee
$175.00 - Out-of-State Applicant Fee
$175.00 - Temporary License Fee - For those applicants eligible for a temporary license, the fee covers the temporary license as well as initial licensure for one year following expiration of the temporary license. Temporary licenses are good for up to ninety (90) days or when the Board takes action on your application, whichever occurs first.
B. Education Requirements:
A minimum of at least a Baccalaureate Degree from a post secondary institution that meets the academic standards for Athletic Trainers established by the National Athletic Trainer Association Board of Certification (www.nata.org) or an equivalent organization.
C. Experience Requirements:
Applicants must be able to provide letters of reference sent directly from at least two clinical supervisors familiar with the applicant's clinical training experience.
D. Examination Information:
Passage of the Athletic Trainers examination established by the Board of Certification. Must possess a current BOC card (www.bocatc.org)
E. Requirements for Applicants from other states:
Have a current, valid license to practice athletic training in another state and that state's standards, as determined by the board, are at least equal to the standards for licensure in this state; or is certified as an athletic trainer by an organization recognized by the national commission for certifying agencies.
F. Renewal Period:
All licenses are in effect for one year. The deadline for license renewal is annually on August 31st.
G. Continuing Education Requirements:
At this time, the Board does not have continuing education requirements separate from those hours required by the BOC to maintain certification in Athletic Training.