AT Program Granted Continued Accreditation 

Daemen College’s Professional Master’s Athletic Training Program, one of only two accredited programs in New York State, has received continuing accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). READ MORE

Athletic Training Student Receives Leadership Scholarship

Daemen College professional master’s athletic training program student, Kaitlyn Gustafson, has been selected as a recipient of two scholarships including the Tanya Dargusch Leadership in Community Service Scholarship by the NATA District 2.  READ MORE

You can apply to the Direct Entry MSAT Program through the centralized application service, ATCAS. The application will be available on June 29, 2017, for the entering class of 2018. Applications are processed until the deadline of March 15, 2018, for classes beginning on campus Monday, May 21, 2018.

Program Highlights

  • Athletic training graduates have achieved a 100% first-time pass rate on the BOC Certification Exam, a rate that significantly surpasses the national average of 82.7%.
  • In 2014, the AT Program was awarded second place in the New York State Athletic Trainers Association ATEP Video Contest for National Athletic Training Month.
  • In 2013, a Daemen College AT student was selected to represent New York State at the National Athletic Training Student Leadership (iLead) conference held in Texas.
  • In 2013, a Daemen College AT student was awarded the PFATS-NFL Charities Minority Scholarship, which allowed him to experience the Minnesota Vikings summer training camp.
  • We encourage our AT students to become dual credentialed with strength and conditioning certifications. Currently, 9 of our graduates are dual credentialed ATC/CSCS.
  • 34/34 Daemen College AT graduates have passed the BOC certification exam.

Students have two full years of clinical experience with opportunities in:

  • D1 football
  • High schools
  • Physician practices
  • Professional sports

About Our Program

Additional Information

Message from the Chair

Nicole Chimera, PhD

Athletic Training is recognized by the American Medical Association as an allied health care profession. Athletic Trainers (ATs) are health care professionals who collaborate with physicians to provide preventative services, emergency care, clinical diagnosis, therapeutic intervention and rehabilitation of injuries and medical conditions. READ MORE

For more information about Athletic Training at Daemen, contact Nicole Chimera, Program Director, Athletic Training Program, at or call 716-839-8413.