School of Health and Medical Sciences

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Outcomes for the MSAT Program

Students’ National Board of Certification (BOC) Exam Results

2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
3-year Aggregate
Number of students graduating from program
19 15 22 56
Number of students graduating from program who took BOC Exam
19 15 21 55
Number of students who passed the BOC exam on the first attempt
18
122151
Percentage of students who passed the BOC exam on the first attempt
94.74%
80%100%92.73%
Number of students who passed the BOC exam regardless of the number of attempts
19 15 21 55
Percentage of students who passed the BOC exam regardless of the number of attempts
100% 100% 100% 100%
Students' Initial Graduation Employment Rate

2010-11
2011-12
2012-13
3-year Aggregate
Percentage of students graduating from program who secured Initial Employment
100% 100% 100% 100%
University or College setting 4 3 7 14
High School
4 6 2 12
Clinical/Outreach
3 6 1 10
Professional Sports Team
1 1 0 2
Certified Internship
0 2 2 4
PT Setting
0 0 2 2
Physician Extender
0 1 1 2

The goal of the MSAT program is to prepare graduates to apply a wide variety of specific healthcare skills and competently provide athletic training services in the following domains of practice:

  • Injury/Illness Prevention and Wellness Protection
  • Clinical Evaluation and Diagnosis
  • Immediate and Emergency Care
  • Treatment and Rehabilitation
  • Organizational and Professional Health and Well-being


To achieve this goal, a comprehensive curriculum has been designed to integrate formal classroom instruction and clinical education.

General Program Goals


The curriculum prepares the graduate to:

  1. be professionals, active contributors and leaders in the health care system
  2. practice in a professional, safe, ethical and legal manner
  3. deliver appropriate athletic training services
  4. accept the responsibility for professional growth through entry into the educational, research and legislative arenas
  5. possess a broad base of knowledge to advocate for and serve patients of all ages in an environment of sensitivity and respectful of human dignity
  6. become educators and consultants who can effect change in the patients health care

Specific Program Goals and Objectives:

The curriculum prepares the graduate to:

  1. Practice athletic training in a professional manner by adhering to
    a. standards of practice endorsed by the profession (NATA and BOC)
    b. applicable state and federal laws
    c. ethical principles endorsed by the profession
    d. practice patterns within the scope of their abilities in the delivery of services
    e. guidelines for referral to other professional when indicated

  2. Deliver appropriate athletic training services by:
    a. selecting and performing appropriate patient examinations, evaluations, and assessment
    b. planning and implementing appropriate interventions for patients and their families
    c. documenting all aspects of athletic training services
    d. communicating effectively with patients, families and colleagues

  3. Accept responsibility for professional growth by:
    a. reviewing, critically analyzing and participating in research projects
    b. critically analyzing and applying new concepts and findings to clinical practice
    c. participating in professional activities

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