Outcomes for Athletic Training

Program Outcomes Data
Students interested in the Athletic Training Program may apply during the second semester of their freshman year or during the sophomore year. Applications are due the second Monday in February and interviews are held the week before spring break (see AT Program Selective Admission Requirements).  

Employment Rate
Employment rate is defined as the percentage of graduates who were employed in athletic training or full-time advanced graduate study within six months of passing the Board of Certification examination. The data for the past graduating ATP classes is provided below: (Cohorts are identified by year of  graduation)

Class of 2014 Class of 2015 Class of 2016
5/5 (100%) 4/4 (100%) 8/8 (100%)

Retention Rate

Retention rate is defined as the number of students in each cohort that have been admitted and return to the Program the following Fall.

Enrollment FA 2015 Enrollment FA 2016 Enrollment FA 2017
FA 15  7 students FA 16  5 students FA 17  5 students
FA 14  5 students

FA 15  3 students

3 students changed majors; 1 transferred to another University

FA 16  3 students

2 students changed majors

FA 13  8 students

FA 14  5 students

FA 15  3 students


Board of Certification Examination Results
A person must  graduate from an athletic training program accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and must also pass the Board of Certification (BOC) Examination in order to obtain certification in athletic training.  The data for graduates of the Ashland University Athletic Training Program and BOC data are below.   

Athletic Training Program Data from Ashland University

Class of 2015

Class of 2016

Class of 2017

Three Year Aggregate

Program Graduates

5 8 5 18

Graduates Attempting BOC Exam

4 (80%)

8 (100%)


17 (100%)

First Time Pass on BOC Exam

2 (50%)

5 (62.5%)



Total Pass on BOC Exam





BOC National Data (First Time Pass Rate)




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