CATA Accredited Institutions

CATA grants accreditation to Athletic Therapy programs at post-secondary institutions that help prepare students for working in the Athletic Therapy profession. At a minimum, the post-secondary institutions and affiliates must:

  • Be accredited by the Association of University and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) for universities, or the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) for colleges that have formed consortia in athletic therapy programs with universities.
  • Follow the standards and guidelines set in the Accreditation Application Process

Connect with any of the schools below to learn more about their respective Athletic Therapy curriculums.


Acadia University

Dr. Colin King
School of Kinesiology
550 Main St. Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
Tel. (902) 585-1309

Camosun College

Ms. Isabel Grondin
Centre for Sport and Exercise Education
4371 Interurban Road Victoria, British Columbia V9E 2C5
Tel. (250) 370-4728 Fax (250) 220-2501

Concordia University

Ms. Jacqueline Camley
Department of Exercise Science
7141 Sherbrooke St. W. Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6
Tel. (514) 848-2424 ext 7936 Fax (514) 848-8681

Mount Royal University

Dr. Mark Lafave
4825 Richard Rd. S.W. Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6
Tel. (403) 440-6500

Sheridan College

Ms. Kirsty McKenzie
7899 McLaughlin Road Brampton, Ontario L6V 1G6
Tel. (905) 459-7533 ext. 5253 Fax (905) 815-4043

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Dr. Philippe Fait
Directeur de programme, concentration thérapie du sport
Département des sciences de l’activité physique
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
3351 Boulevard des Forges, Trois-Rivières, QC G9A 5H7
Téléphone : 819 376-5011 Sans frais : 1 800 365-0922
Email :
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University of Manitoba

Ms. Jacqueline Elliott
102 Frank Kennedy Centre Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
Tel. (204) 474-9143 Fax (204) 474-7634

University of Winnipeg

Glen Bergeron PhD CAT(C)
515 Portage Avenue Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9
Tel. (204) 786-9190 Fax (204) 783-7866

York University 

Dr. Loriann Hynes
School of Kinesiology and Health Science 
324 Stong College 4700 Keele Street North York, Ontario M3J 1P3
Tel. (416) 736-2100 ext. 22734 Fax (416) 736-5996

This program is accredited for the following entry methods only: Athletic Therapy Certificate embedded as a major within a four-year York University Kinesiology degree

For further information regarding CATA accredited institutions or to apply for accreditation, please contact:

Pete Dewar, Director of Operations
Canadian Athletic Therapists Association
#300, 400 5th Avenue S.W. Calgary, Alberta T2P 0L6
Tel. (403) 509-2282 OR 888-509-(CATA) 2282