Membership Benefits

Become a Member of the AATE!

The Association for Athletic Training Education is the only independent organization dedicated to providing a community that serves as a collective voice for matters pertaining to athletic training education.

Depending on your membership level, member benefits include:


  • Connecting with AATE members via the AATE online network and Members Forum
  • Alignment to AATE members with compatible research interests and a forum for research collaboration
  • Leadership and engagement opportunities within the association
  • Networking opportunities to expand your visibility in the AT community


  • Featured placement on the AT each | moment program finder linking directly to your institution’s or organization’s professional, post-professional, and/or residency AT programs.
  • Access to co-branded AT each | moment materials leveraging the site - a website developed and supported by the AATE to provide information about athletic training to prospective students, current ATs, and health professions advisors - for your program recruitment efforts
  • Engagement in virtual recruitment fairs to attract students to all levels of AT education – professional, residency, and post-professional.
  • An amplified voice within the AT community through partnerships with other organizations. Strength in numbers provides AATE an even greater reach on issues impacting AT education.
  • Connections to the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions promoting AT as a healthcare profession.


  • Reduced rates on association activities including AATE Foundations-to-Instructions Series of continuing education (CE) courses with group rates providing even deeper discounts for your entire team.
  • Access to AATE Educational Resource Briefs and other publications and instruction tools.
  • Members can apply for the Faculty Institute - an year-long program providing development in the areas of instruction, scholarship, leadership and program administration.
  • Free unlimited job postings for faculty recruitment.


  • Create a focused research agenda that looks to the future of healthcare education and answers programmatic issues you face.
  • Support the collaboration of researchers to answer questions important to the education of healthcare professionals.
  • An opportunity to fulfill faculty scholarship requirements.


  • Participation in an organization that is task and action oriented to advance AT education and the athletic training profession
  • Your institution's voice to prioritize AATE work topics, research, and programming.
  • An opportunity to engage in national-level service with varying time commitments

Annual dues are $2,000. Institutions and organizations that sponsor CAATE-accredited programs (professional, post-professional, residency) or DAT programs are eligible for membership. Membership provides access to you core faculty and 2 other individuals. The membership year is July 1 through June 30.


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Member Eligibility

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Institutional Members

Check out our list of institutional members here!