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Athletic Training Programs




These are the colleges and universities within Illinois that offer CAATE-approved athletic training education programs at the 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.

auroraAurora University

Mega Beard, PhD, LAT, ATC
347 South Gladstone Ave.
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 844-5113

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illinois-stateIllinois State University

Justin Stanek, Ed.D, ATC
School of Kinesiology and Recreation
McCormick 251E
Normal, IL 61790
(309) 438-5862

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McKendreeMcKendree University

Dawn Hankins, PhD, ATC, LAT
School of Nursing & Health Professions
701 College Rd.
Lebanon, IL 62254
(618) 537- 6917

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North-centralNorth Central College

Kendall Selsky, DHSc, ATC, CSCS, NASM-PES
30 North Brainard
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 637- 5546

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North-parkNorth Park University

Andrew Lundgren, MEd, ATC
3225 West Foster Ave
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 244- 6293

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Northern-illinoisNorthern Illinois University

Nicholas E. Grahovec, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS
229 Anderson Hall, Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL 60115
(815) 753-1407

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university of illinois springfieldUniversity of Illinois at Springfield

Celest Weuve, PhD, LAT, ATC
One University Plaza, MS SLB 16
Springfield, IL 62703
(217) 206-8414

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