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%)


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 2014

Class of 2015

Class of 2016

Three Year Aggregate

Program Graduates

6 5 8 19

Graduates Attempting BOC Exam

5 (83%)

4 (80%)



First Time Pass on BOC Exam

3 (60%)

2 (50%)



Total Pass on BOC Exam





BOC National Data (First Time Pass Rate)




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