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Accreditation Program Data

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) requires all accreditated programs to display certain information on the effectiveness of the program publically. These measures of performance include retention, graduation, certification examination results and employment information for a three year period.

EKU Athletic Training Program Retention Rates

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
Total # Enrolled 6 8 9 10
Total # of Students Withdrawn/Dismissed 1 1 0 2
Total # Currently in Cohort  5 7 9 8
  83.3% 87.5% 100% 80%

 

 

 

*Retention information is displayed for each cohort by the cohort start date. Students are "withdrawn" or not retained due to personal decisions to withdraw (including medical), academic dismissal, and program dismissal.

EKU Athletic Training Program "On-Time" Graduation Rates

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20

3-Yr Average

Total # of Graduates

21 15 17 9 41
Graduation Rate 91% 65% 68% 100% 72%

*"on-time" graduation is defined as within 150% of normal progression to graduation. Students that withdraw or are dismissed for academic or program violations are included in this data in accordance with accreditation standards. EKU has graduated 100% of students that have remained enrolled in the program within the defined time period. This information also includes graduates from the undergraduate program which was phased out with the final cohort graduating in the Spring of 2019.

EKU Athletic Training Program BOC Exam Results

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20

3-Yr Total

Total # of Graduates

21 15 17 9 41

Total # of Graduates Taking BOC Exam

21 16 17 8 41
# of Students Passed on 1st Attempt 17 12 12 6 30
% of Students Passed on 1st Attempt 81 75 71 75% 73%
# of Graduates Passing the Exam 19 15 16 7 38
# of Graduates Passing the Exam 90 94 94 88 93%

 

 

 

EKU Athletic Training Program Employment and Graduate Program Enrollment Data

  2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-2020 3-Yr Total

Total # of Graduates

21 15 17 9 41

Employed (Athletic Trainer)

17 (81%) 13 (87%) 13 (76%) 6 (67%) 32 (78%)
Employed (non-AT) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 3 (18%) 2 (22%) 5 (12%)
Not Employed 3 (14%) 2 (13%) 1 (6%) 1 (11%) 4 (10%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* Graduates that are not employed as AT may be working in related healthcare fields or may be waiting on the start of an additional education program (such as physician assistant programs). In addition, students that are not employed may be continuing their education in other healthcare fields or may have chosen not to accept positions for personal reasons. Graduates from EKU are provided with many opportunities for employment through faculty and alumni connections.  

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