Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer (BOC)
The Board of Certification, Inc. (BOC) sets the standards for the practice of athletic training. The BOC is the only accredited certifying body for athletic trainers in the United States. The BOC was incorporated in 1989 to provide a certification program for entry-level athletic trainers and recertification standards for Certified Athletic Trainers. The entry-level certification program is designed to establish standards for entry into the athletic training profession.