School of Health Professions
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Accreditation and Outcomes

CAETE Accredited ProgramThe TTUHSC Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100; Austin, TX 787-3184. The MAT program’s next comprehensive review is during the 2018-2019 academic year. (http://www.caate.net)

 

Board of Certification (BOC) Exam Pass Rate Data

(https://caate.net/program-outcomes/#Pass-Rate)

Graduation year Number of students graduating. Number of student graduating who took the examination. Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. National percentage of candidates who passed the examination on the first attempt.
2012-2013 22 22 22 100% 22 100% 82.9%
2013-2014 25 25 25 100% 25 100% 80.7%
2014-2015 23 23 23 100% 23 100% 82.7%
2015-2016 25 25 24 96% 25 100% 83.6%
2016-2017 23 23 23 100% 23 100% *
3 year aggregate 71 71 70 99% 71 100%  

*National Data for the BOC exam (http://www.bocatc.org/news - reports )are not reported until approximately 1 year after the MAT students have graduated (e.g. Graduate May 2017, BOC data available May 2018).

 

Retention, Graduation, & Placement Rate

Graduation Year Program Retention Rate1 On-Time Graduation Rate2 Program Graduation Rate3 Graduate Placement Rate4
2012-2013 76% 76% 79% 100%
2013-2014 86% 86% 86% 100%
2014-2015 74% 74% 85% 100%
2015-2016 79% 79% 89% 96%
2016-2017 85% 85% * 100%
3 year aggregate 79.3% 79.3% 87.3% 98.7%

*Program Graduation rate for the Class of 2017 will not be calculated until May 2018.

Definitions:  (http://www.caate.net)

  1. Program retention rate: Measures the percentage of students who have been admitted to the professional program who return to the institution to continue their studies in the program the following academic year.
  2. On-time graduation rate: Percentage of students who graduated within the “normal time” for completing the program.
  3. Program graduation rate: Measures the progress of students who began their studies as full-time degree-seeking students by showing the percentage of these students who complete their degree within 150% of “normal time” for completing the program in which they are enrolled.
  4. Graduate placement rate:Percentage of students following graduation that have obtained positions in the following categories: employed as an athletic trainer, employed as an athletic trainer in a residency program, employed as other than as an athletic trainer, employed as an athletic trainer and in a degree program, not employed due to military service, not employed due to enrollment in another degree program.
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