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:
- be at least 21 years of age;
- meet education requirements; and
- meet examination requirements.
You must file an application for licensure and the other forms indicated, along with the appropriate fee, to the Office of the Professions at the address specified on each form. It is your responsibility to follow up with anyone you have asked to send us material.
The specific requirements for licensure are contained in Title 8, Article 162, section 8355 of New York's Education Law and section 52.27 and subpart 79-7 of the Commissioner's Regulations.
You should also read the general licensing information applicable for all professions.