Certified athletic trainers manage athletic injuries and illnesses such as sprains, strains, contusions, and postsurgical reconditioning.
Through the use of appropriate preventative and supportive devises - including braces, supportive strapping, and therapeutic exercise programs - a certified athletic trainer treats athletic injuries under the supervision of a physician.
Any use of the title "certified athletic trainer" within New York State requires licensure.
To be licensed as a certified athletic trainer in New York State you must:
The fee for licensure is $158.
In 2018, there were 243 licenses issued for this occupation.
In 2019, there were 231 licenses issued for this occupation.
As of July 1, 2020, there were 2,000 active licenses for this occupation.
New York State Education Department
Office of the Professions
State Committee for Athletic Training
89 Washington Avenue, 2nd floor
Albany, New York 12234
Phone: (518) 474-3817 Press 1 then Ext. 560
Fax: (518) 486-4846 (fax)
Email: [email protected]
29-9091.00 - Athletic Trainers
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The National Athletic Trainers' Association
1620 Valwood Parkway, Suite 115
Carrollton, TX 75006
Phone: (214) 637-6282
Fax: (214) 637-2206
Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.
This page was last updated on 11/23/20.
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