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Master of Science in Athletic Training


Professional Master's Degree Program in Athletic Training


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 each new cohort begins in June each year.


Texas State University’s Professional Program in Athletic Training

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

3-year aggregate

Number of students graduating program

9

16

16

41

Number of students graduating program who took BOC exam

9

16

15

40

Number of students who passed BOC exam on the first attempt

9

14

12

35

Percentage of students who passed BOC exam on the first attempt

100%

88%

80%

87.5%

Number of students who passed BOC exam regardless of attempts

9

15

14

38

Percentage of students who passed BOC exam regardless of attempts

100%

94%

93%

96%

 

Program Retention Rate

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

3-year aggregate

Number of students beginning in program

15

21

21

57

Number of students returning for year #2

12

16

18

46

Program retention rate (%)

80%

76%

86%

81%

Number of students returning for year #3

9

16

17

42

Program Retention Rate (5)

60%

76%

81%

72%

 

Student Graduation Rate

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

3-year aggregate

Number of students graduating from program

9

16

16

41

Student graduation rate (%)

60%

76%

81%

72%

 

Graduation Placement Rate

2018-2019

2019-2020

2020-2021

3-year aggregate

Number of students employed as AT

8

12

15

35

Student employment rate as AT (%)

89%

75%

94%

86%

Number of students employed as other

0

2

1

3

Student employment rate as other (%)

0

12.5%

6%

6%

Number of students not employed

1

2

0

3

Student not employed rate (%)

11%

12.5%

0%

8%


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