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Master of Science in Athletic Training

Professional Master's Degree Program in Athletic Training


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Programmatic Overview

The Professional Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training at Texas State University is a two-year, master’s program preparing students to enter the profession of athletic training by passing the board of certification (BOC) examination after completion of this degree. 

 

All graduate students are required to engage in a research process, via their capstone project.  This is a 55 credit hour program that begins June 2020.


Texas State University’s Professional Program in Athletic Training 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 3-year aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 15 16 18 49
Number of students graduating from program who took the BOC examination 15 13 18 46
Number of students who passed the BOC examination on the first attempt. 14 12 17 43
Percentage of students who passed the BOC examination on the first attempt. 93% 92% 94% 93%
Number of students who passed the BOC examination regardless of the number of attempts. 15 13 18 46
Percentage of students who passed the BOC examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100% 100% 100% 100%

PROGRAM RETENTION RATE

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

3- year aggregate

Number of students beginning program

20

20

21

61

Number of student returning for year #2

18

16

18

52

Program Retention Rate (%)

90

80

86

85

Number of students returning for year #3

17

14

17

48

Program Retention Rate (%)

85

70

81

79


STUDENT GRADUATION RATE

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

3- year aggregate

Number of students graduating from program

15

16

18

49

Student graduation rate (%)

75

80

86

80


GRADUATION PLACEMENT RATE

2015-2016

2016-2017

2017-2018

3- year aggregate

Number of students employed as AT

11

10

14

35

Student employment rate at AT (%)

73

63

78

71

Number of students employed as other

0

2

0

2

Student employment rate as other (%)

0

13

0

13

Number of students not employed

4

4

4

12

Student not employed rate (%)

27

25

22

25


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