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B.A. in Athletic Training (current students and transfers)

Program outcomes (past 3 years):  latest published data is for 2018-2019

Board of Certification Pass Rates

 

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

3 year aggregate

# of students graduating from program

12

16

14

42

# of students graduating who took exam

12

16

13

41

# of students who passed the exam on the first attempt

11

12

11

34

% of students who passed the exam on the first attempt

92%

75%

85%

84%

# of students who passed  exam regardless of number of attempts 12 16 12 40
% of students who passed exam regardless of number of attempts 100% 100% 93% 98%

Must exceed 70% for first-time pass rate (CAATE).

 

Program Retention Rates

This represents the percentage of students who have enrolled in the professional program and return to the institution to continue their studies in the program the following academic year.

Program retention rate is calculated as the number of students who returned to the program for each subsequent year divided by the total number of students in the cohort.

 

Class of 2018
(Entered spring 2016)

Class of 2019
(Entered spring 2017)

Class of 2020
(Entered spring 2018)

3 year aggregate

# of students beginning program as sophomores

18

15

10

43

# of students returning for subsequent junior year (year 3)

16

15

10

41

Program retention rate (%)

89%

100%

100%

96%

# of students returning for subsequent senior year (year 4)

16

15

10

41

Program retention rate (%) 100% 100% 100% 100%

 

Student graduation rates

Graduation rate, as defined by the United States Department of Education, measures the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate seeking students by showing the percentage of these students who complete their degree or certificate within a 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Graduation rate is calculated as the sum of students with a Graduated status divided by the total number of students in the cohort.

 

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

3 year aggregate

# of students graduating from program

12

16

15

43

Student graduation rate (%)

100%

100%

100%

100%

 

Student employment rates

Graduate employment/placement rate: Percentage of students within 6-months of graduation that have obtained positions in the following categories: employed as an athletic trainer, pursuing an advanced degree/residency, employed as other, and not employed.

Employment/placement rates are calculated as the sum of students within a given category divided by the total number of students in the cohort.

 

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

3 year aggregate

# of graduates

12

16

14

42

# of graduates employed as an AT

7

14

7

28

Student employment rate as AT (%) 58% 88% 50% 67%
# of students pursuing advanced degree/residency 4 2 4 10
Student advanced degree/residency rate (%) 33% 13% 29% 24%
# of students employed as other 1 0 3 4
Student employment rate as other (%) 8% 0% 21% 10%
# of students not employed 0 0 0 0
Student not employed rate (%) 0% 0% 0% 0%