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 49 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. Students will become competent and skilled Certified Athletic Trainers.

1. Students' pass rate on the BOC Examination will exceed the minimal pass rate set by The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.
2. Students will demonstrate competency on the BOC Examination by scoring at or above the national average in the areas of:
    A. Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection.
    B. Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis.
    C. Immediate and Emergency Care.
    D. Treatment and Rehabilitation.
    E. Organizational and Professional Health and Well-being.

Goal #2. Students will demonstrate entry-level competence for patient care and clinical decisions on body regions, patient populations, and clinical settings.

1. Students will perform at or above entry-level competence in making patient care decisions in the unique context of the college/university, high school, and rehabilitation intensive settings.
2. Students will perform at or above entry-level competence in making patient care decisions for the unique needs of male, female, and lay populations.
3. Students will perform at or above entry-level competence in making patient care decisions in upper extremity, lower extremity, and equipment intensive clinical experiences.
4. Students will perform at or above entry-level competence in rehabilitating an injured athlete during their clinical integrated rehabilitation capstone experience.
5. Students will perform at or above entry-level quality in displaying professional behaviors with patient care.

Goal #3 Students will be able to critically analyze the athletic training body of knowledge and interpret its impact on the profession.

1. Students will perform at or above entry-level competence in presenting a scientific article by clearly outlining the study (rationale, methods, results, discussion) and discussing the clinical implications of the journal article.
2. Students will perform at or above entry-level competence in presenting their clinical integrated rehabilitation capstone by clearly outlining the literature, goals, and patient outcomes related to their rehabilitation.

 

3 Year Aggregate Data For Pass Rate On The BOC Examination

 

Cohort Year
1st Time BOC Pass Rate
BOC Pass Rate Regardless of Attempts
2010-2012
100% (5/5)
100% (5/5)
2011-2013
100% (8/8)
100% (8/8)
2012-2014
86% (6/7)
100% (7/7)
Total
95% (19/20)
100% (20/20)

 

3 Year Aggregate Data For Graduation and Retention Rates

 

Cohort Year
Students Admitted
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate
2010-2012
5
100% (5/5)
100% (5/5)
2011-2013
8
100% (8/8)
100% (8/8)
2012-2014
7
100% (7/7)
100% (7/7)
Total
20
100% (20/20)
100% (20/20)