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Program Outcomes

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) requires that programs report outcomes for the past 3 years. Because the MSAT program had its first cohort graduate in 2019 the following information represents program outcomes for the BS in Athletic Training degree during its final 2 years and the 1st year of the MSAT.

The Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and is required to report the following information.

High Point University Outcomes Data

Passing rate on the national Board of Certification (BOC) examination – these outcomes represent the final students in the of BS program.

 2016-2017
BS Degree
2017-2018
BS Degree
2018-2019 MSAT3 YR AGGREGATE
Number of students graduating from program.321015
Number of students graduating from program who took examination.321015
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt.32813
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt.100%100%80%87%
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts.32914
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts.100%100%90%93%

Program Retention Rate

THESE OUTCOMES REPRESENT THE FINAL STUDENTS IN THE BS PROGRAM2017-20182018-20192019-20203 YR AGGREGATE
Number of students beginning BS program.522
Number of students returning for subsequent year 2.211
Program retention rate (%)40%48%
Number of students returning for subsequent year 3.211
Program retention rate (%)40%48%
THESE OUTCOMES REPRESENT STUDENTS IN THE MSAT PROGRAM2017-20182018-20192019-20203 YR AGGREGATE
Number of students beginning MSAT program.1178NA
Number of students returning for subsequent year 2.107TBDNA
Program retention rate (%)91%100%TBDNA

Student Graduation and Employment Rate
Student Graduation Rate* – represents graduates of BS degree
The first cohort of students in the Master of Science in Athletic Training degree program will graduate in 2019.

 2016-2017
BS
2017-2018
BS
2018-2019
MSAT
3 YR AGGREGATE
Number of students graduating from program.321015
Student Graduation Rate (%)100%33%91%75
Graduation rate (taken from United States Department of Education): Measures the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate seeking students by showing the percentage of these students who complete their degree or certificate within a 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.
Graduation rate is calculated as: the sum of students with a Graduated status divided by the total number of students in the cohort (excluding students with the status of leave of absence (medical) or deceased).

Graduate Employment Rate* – represents alumni of BS degree

 2016-20172017-20182018-20193 YR AGGREGATE
Number of graduates employed as AT32914
Student Employment/Placement Rate as AT (%)100%100%90%97%
Number of students not employed0011
*Graduate employment/placement rate: Percentage of students within 6-months of graduation that have obtained positions in the following categories: employed as an athletic trainer, employed as other, and not employed.

Employment rate is calculated as: the sum of students with a Employed as an Athletic Trainer or Employed as an Athletic Trainer and in a degree or residency program then divided by the total number of students who have graduated (excluding students with a Not Employed, due to military service and Deceased).

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