Program Outcomes

The Athletic Training program at North Dakota State University has been highly successful in graduating students, students passing the national certification exam and finding employment following graduation. Below are some programmatic outcomes.

Board of Certification (BOC) Data

2017-18

2018-19

2019-20

3-yr aggregate

Number of Graduates

3

6

9

17

Number of Graduates taking BOC Exam

3

6

9

17

Number of Graduates passing on 1st attempt

3

6

8

17

First-time pass rate (%)

100%

100%

88.9%

96.3%

Overall pass rate (%)

100%

100%

NA

NA

National first-time pass rate (%)

80.80%

73.20%

NA

NA

*CAATE Accreditation Standard requires minimum of 70% first-time pass rate

 

 

 

 

The Athletic Training Program is rooted in a history of tradition and success. Below are the program goals and objectives:

Students will demonstrate comprehension of foundational and medical knowledge that is necessary for competence in AT practice.

  1. Students will provide high-quality, patient-centered care using evidence-based medicine.
  2. Students will demonstrate professional preparedness as outlined in the CAATE Core Competencies (2020 Professional Standards).
  3. Faculty and preceptors will provide quality instruction by demonstrating contemporary expertise in routine areas of AT practice.

These goals are assessed annually. The full assessment report can be found below.

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