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Professional Licensure and Certification Information for Athletic Training Degree Programs

The University of North Georgia offers degree programs that meet the educational requirements students need to apply for professional licensure and certifications in Georgia. The programs may not meet education requirements for licensure or certification in other states.

Students who plan to pursue professional licensure or certification in a state other than Georgia should contact the program coordinator and appropriate licensing entity for additional information and guidance.

Athletic Training Education (B.S.)
Master of Science with a Major in Athletic Training (MSAT)

At the time of graduation from UNG, the athletic training student is prepared to take the Board of Certification (BOC) exam. Successful completion of this exam enables the student to become a nationally certified athletic trainer.

Professional Licensure or Certification Disclosure

Upon completion of the teaching program, University of North Georgia (UNG) graduates will have satisfied all educational requirements in the state of Georgia.

UNG curriculum does not satisfy educational requirements for licensure in the following 49 states, U.S. territories, and District of Columbia:

Alabama
Colorado
Idaho
Kentucky
Michigan
Nebraska
New York
Oregon
Tennessee
Washington
American Samoa
Alaska
Connecticut
Illinois
Louisiana
Minnesota
Nevada
North Carolina
Pennsylvania
Texas
West Virginia
CNMI
Arizona
Delaware
Indiana
Maine
Mississippi
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Rhode Island
Utah
Wisconsin
Guam
Arkansas
Florida
Iowa
Maryland
Missouri
New Jersey
Ohio
South Carolina
Vermont
Wyoming
Puerto Rico
California
Hawaii
Kansas
Massachusetts
Montana
New Mexico
Oklahoma
South Dakota
Virginia
District of Columbia
U.S. Virgin Islands

For More Information

Applicants are encouraged to determine the specific requirements for any jurisdiction, including the state of Georgia, in which they intend to teach, by contacting the jurisdiction board.

Visit the Board of Certification (BOC) for the Athletic Trainer website for a searchable list of state boards, rules, regulations, and contact information.

State of Georgia Contact

Georgia Board of Athletic Trainers
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3805
Email: PLB-Healthcare2@sos.ga.gov
Phone: (844)753-7825

Contact UNG

Kinesiology
Undergrad Help Email: coeundergrads@ung.edu
Grad Help Email: coegrads@ung.edu

Discipline-Specific Accreditation or Approval Agency

The Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) is a Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) accredited program.

This information was posted on July 1, 2020. Some information might have changed since the update.

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