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

Dr. Richard DeMont
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. Breda Eubank
4825 Richard Rd. S.W. Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6
Tel. (403) 440-6507

This program is accredited for two entry methods: Athletic Therapy Certificate embedded as a major within a four-year degree and a Post Bachelor Certificate in Athletic Therapy which is a two year program.

Sheridan College

Ms. Kirsty McKenzie MSc., CAT(C)
7899 McLaughlin Road Brampton, Ontario L6Y 5H9
Tel. (905) 459-7533 ext. 5253

Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

Nour Saadé
Directeur de programme par intérim, 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 :
Website :

University of Manitoba

Ms. Jackie Elliott M.Sc., CAT(C)
AT Program Director/Senior Instructor
114 Frank Kennedy Centre
University of Manitoba
Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management
Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2
(204) 474-9129 (temp)

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, PhD, CAT(C)
School of Kinesiology and Health Science 
330 Stong College
North York, Ontario M3J 1P3
Tel. (416) 736-2100 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 x6