The following are links to the applications for joining some of the major national and state professional organizations in Athletic Training/Sports Medicine.
1. National Athletic Trainers’ Association - www.nata.org
2. Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association http://www.glata.org/
3. Michigan Athletic Trainers Society - http://www.matsonline.org/
4. American College of Sports Medicine - www.acsm.org
Joining a professional organization is one mechanism of demonstrating your interest and commitment to the profession. Additionally, the BOC certification exam is less expensive for a student who is a member of the NATA.