Athletic Training


The University of North Carolina at Greensboro’s Athletic Training (AT) Program is accredited by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) through 2018. Students who successfully complete this 48 credit hour entry-level graduate degree program will earn a Master of Science in Athletic Training (M.S.A.T.) degree and will be eligible to register and take the Board of Certification , Inc. (BOC) certifying examination. The AT Program is scheduled for a comprehensive accreditation review in the 2017-2018 academic year.

The mission of the AT Program is to integrate evidence-based education and practice to develop clinicians capable of advancing the quality of healthcare for athletes and physically active individuals.

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MSAT Students 2014-15

Goals of the AT Program:

 

Goal #1. The student will become a competent and skilled Certified Athletic Trainer.
1. The student will demonstrate mastery of the NATA Athletic Training Education Competencies.
2. The student will demonstrate the athletic training foundational professional behaviors.
3. The student will be able to translate didactic knowledge and skills into clinical decision making.

Goal #2. The student will demonstrate knowledge, skills, behaviors, and attitudes to achieve optimal health outcomes in diverse patient populations.
1. The student will be able to adapt patient care decisions in the unique context of the college/university, high school, and rehabilitation intensive settings.
2. The student will be able to adapt patient care decisions for the unique needs of male, female, adolescent, and lay populations.
3. The student will be able to adapt patient care decisions in upper extremity, lower extremity, and equipment intensive clinical experiences.
4. The student will be able to effectively and respectfully provide patient care for people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Goal #3 The student will be able to critically analyze the athletic training body of knowledge and interpret its impact on the profession.
1. The student will be able to utilize evidence based practice when making clinical decisions.
2. The student will be able to critique athletic training related literature and disseminate its findings to a variety of audiences including professionals, peers, and patients.
3. The student will be able to articulate the role of research in clinical practice.

Goal #4 The student will be able to promote the athletic training field as a contributing member of the profession.

1. The student actively participates in the state, district, and national associations for athletic trainers.
2. The student will contribute to the field through professional presentations.
3. The student will be able to defend a position on current professional and employment issues impacting the athletic training profession.
4. The student will gain an understanding of the role of athletic training within the interdisciplinary fields of Kinesiology and Sports Medicine.

 

3 Year Aggregate Data For Pass Rate On The BOC Examination

 

Cohort Year
1st Time BOC Pass Rate
BOC Pass Rate Regardless of Attempts
2009-2011
100% (10/10)
100% (10/10)
2010-2012
100% (5/5)
100% (5/5)
2011-2013
100% (8/8)
100% (8/8)
Total
100% (23/23)
100% (23/23)

 

3 Year Aggregate Data For Graduation and Retention Rates

 

Cohort Year
Students Admitted
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate
2009-2011
10
100% (10/10)
100% (10/10)
2010-2012
5
100% (5/5)
100% (5/5)
2011-2013
8
100% (8/8)
100% (8/8)
Total
23
100% (23/23)
100% (23/23)