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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

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3-year aggregate

Number of students graduating program.

18

9

16

43

Number of students graduating program who took the BOC examination

18

9

16

43

Number of students who passed the BOC examination on the first attempt.

17

9

14

40

Percentage of students who passed the BOC examination on the first attempt.

94%

100%

88%

93%

Number of students who passed the BOC examination regardless of the number of attempts.

18

9

15

42

Percentage of students who passed the BOC examination regardless of the number of attempts.

100%

100%

94%

98%

PROGRAM RETENTION RATE

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3- year aggregate

Number of students beginning program

21

15

21

57

Number of students returning for year #2

18

12

16

46

Program Retention Rate (%)

86%

80%

76%

81%

Number of students returning for year #3

18

9

16

43

Program Retention Rate (%)

86%

60%

76%

75%

STUDENT GRADUATION RATE

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3- year aggregate

Number of students graduating program

18

9

16

43

Student graduation rate (%)

86%

60%

76%

75%

GRADUATION PLACEMENT RATE

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3- year aggregate

Number of students employed as AT

14

8

12

34

Student employment rate at AT (%)

78%

89%

75%

79%

Number of students employed as other

0

0

2

2

Student employment rate as other (%)

0

0

12.5%

12.5%

Number of students not employed

4

1

2

7

Student not employed rate (%)

22%

11%

12.5%

16%


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