Step 1 : Complete a post-secondary Athletic Therapy recognized degree program.
One must enroll and complete an accredited Athletic Therapy curriculum offered in one of the 8 accredited post-secondary institutions across Canada.
In Quebec, Concordia University, in Montreal, and the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR) each offer a valid academic curriculum. Concordia University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science with a Specialization in Athletic Therapy a DESS in Athletic Therapy. This program is a four-year undergraduate degree program taught in English.
UQTR offers a one-year DESS in Athletic Therapy in French. However, candidates willing to apply to the DESS must be graduated from the UQTR Kinesiology undergrad program.