Athletic Training Programs

These are the colleges and universities within Illinois that offer CAATE-approved athletic training education programs at the Bachelor's and Master's level. To be eligible to sit for the BOC Exam and become an Athletic Trainer, one must complete a program of study at a CAATE-approved college or university. For more information about accreditation, and to search for other Master's, Doctoral, and Residency- level institutions, please visit It is highly suggested that you begin your search for an athletic training education program at, as several of these programs' accreditation statuses may change, and the most up-to-date information can be found there.

Aurora University

Ashley Harris, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS

347 South Gladstone Ave.

Aurora, IL 60506

(630) 844-5113

Eastern Illinois University

Lee Ann Price

Department of Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation

Closing date: 5/15/2022

2506 Lantz Building

Charleston, IL 61920

(217) 581-7973

Illinois State University

Justin Stanek, Ed.D, ATC

School of Kinesiology and Recreation

McCormick 251E

Normal, IL 61790

(309) 438-5862

McKendree University

Dawn Hankins, PhD, ATC, LAT

School of Nursing & Health Professions

701 College Rd.

Lebanon, IL 62254

(618) 537- 6917

Millikin University

John Storsved, HSD, ATC

BS closing date: 8/21/2022

1099 W. Wood St, Room 200

Decatur, IL 62522

(217) 424-6364

North Central College

Kendall Selsky, DHSc, ATC, CSCS, NASM-PES

30 North Brainard

Naperville, IL 60540

(630) 637- 5546

North Park University

Andrew Lundgren, MEd, ATC

3225 West Foster Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

(773) 244- 6293

Northern Illinois University

Nicholas E. Grahovec, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS

229 Anderson Hall, Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL 60115

(815) 753-1407

Olivet Nazarene University

Brian Hyma

School of Life & Health Sciences

Closing date: 8/20/2023

One University Avenue

Bourbonnais, IL 60914

(815) 939- 5115

University of Illinois at Springfield

Celeste Weuve

One University Plaza, MS SLB 16

Springfield, IL 62703

(217) 206-8414

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