Accreditation & Outcomes

The Salisbury University Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) until 2021.

Additional Information regarding the CAATE accreditation of athletic training programs can be accessed at www.caate.net

CAATE Address: 2201 Double Creek Drive/Suite 5006
Round Rock, TX 78664 Phone:
512-733-9700

Board of Certification Examination Pass Rate


In order to practice Athletic Training in most states, students must successfully pass the Board of Certification (BOC) examination and obtain state licensure. Below is a breakdown of Salisbury University Athletic Training students’ exam results.

Statistic 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018* 2015-2018 aggregate
Graduates who took exam 9 6 3 18
First attempt pass (#) 9 5 3 17
First attempt pass (%) 100% 83% 100% 94%
Overall pass (#) 9 6 3 18
Overall pass  (%) 100% 100% 100% 100%

 

*2017-2018 represents the first year that MSAT students graduated from the program.

Employment/Placement Rate

Statistic 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018*
Number of graduates 9 6 3
Employed as Athletic Trainer (AT) 5 2 3
Employed as AT in a degree or residency program 3 2 0
Student Employment Rate as AT 89% 67% 100%
Employed as other than AT 0 2 0
Student Employment Rate as other 0% 33% 0%
Not employed (military service) 0 0 0
Not employed (enrollment in other degree program) 1 0 0
Student Not Employed Rate 11% 0% 0%

 

*2017-2018 represents the first year that MSAT students graduated from the program.

Retention Rate

Program Year Fall 2016 Fall 2017 Fall 2018
Juniors returned 8/10 NA NA
Seniors returned 10/11 7/8 NA
1st year Masters continued 5/5 5/5 10/10
2nd year Masters continued NA 3/5 3/5
Total (%) 23/26 (88.5%) 15/18 (83.3%) 13/15 (86.7%)

Graduation Rate

Cohort (admission year) Students Admitted Students Graduated Graduation Rates
BS (2013-2014) 11 9 81.8%
BS (2014-2015) 9 6 66.7%
MS (2016-2017) 5 3 60.0%