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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Total # of Students Withdrawn/Dismissed 1 1 0 2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 Students are "withdrawn" or not retained due to personal decisions to withdraw (including medical), academic dismissal, and program dismissal.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

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

3-Yr Average

Total # of Graduates

11 21 15 17 53
Graduation Rate 79% 91% 62% 65% 73%

*"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 reflected in this data in accordance with accreditation standards. This information also includes graduates from the undergraduate program.

EKU Athletic Training Program BOC Exam Results

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19

3-Yr Total

Total # of Graduates

11 21 15 17 53

Total # of Graduates Taking BOC Exam

11 21 16 16 53
# of Students Passed on 1st Attempt 9 9 12 13 41
% of Students Passed on 1st Attempt 82 81 75 75 77%
# of Graduates Passing the Exam 11 19 15 17 48
# of Graduates Passing the Exam 100 90 94 88 91%

 

 

 

EKU Athletic Training Program Employment and Graduate Program Enrollment Data

  2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 3-Yr Total

Total # of Graduates

11 21 16 16 53

Employed (Athletic Trainer)

9 (82%) 17 (81%) 13 (81%) 12 (71%) 42 (78%)
Employed (non-AT) 1 (9%) 1 (5%) 0 (0%) 3 (18%) 4 (7%)
Not Employed 1 (9%) 3 (14%) 3 (19%) 1 (6%) 7 (13%)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* 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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