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Program Goals, Policies, and Student Achievement Measures

Program Goals

  • Develop entry-level athletic trainers who are knowledgeable and effective team members in their respective places of employment.
  • Evaluate teaching effectiveness annually and intentionally.
  • Provide clinical education opportunities with a variety of patient care settings to promote cultural understanding to foster healthcare delivery.
  • Evaluate clinical education and experiences to ensure opportunities for student exposure and growth.
  • Prepare students to successfully pass the Board of Certification Exam.

Student Learning Goals

  • Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the basis of human musculoskeletal function.
  • Demonstrate written and oral communication skills.
  • Incorporate the best available evidence, patient and clinician-based outcomes, clinical expertise and patient specific contextual factors in healthcare delivery.
  • Recognize the importance of and function effectively as a member of an interprofessional healthcare team.
  • Integrate health promotion and prevention strategies into care and service to individuals and to the community.

The most up to date version of the UK PMATP Policies and Procedures and Clinical Education Plan can be found here.

*The first cohort of students were enrolled Summer 2020. Therefore, not all student achievement measures are available at this time.

Program Retention Rate

Cohort Number of Enrolled Students Year 1 Number of Students Returning Year 2 Percentage of students retained
2020 6 5 83%
2021 6    


Program Graduation Rate

Cohort Number of Students Admitted to the Program Number of Students Returning Year 2 Number of Students who Graduated Percentage of Students who Graduated
2020 6 5    
2021 6      


Graduate Placement Rate

Cohort Number of Students Graduated Number of students employed as an AT Student employment rate as AT (%) Number of students employed as other Student employment rate as other (%) Number of students not employed


First Time Pass Rate on the Board of Certification Examination

Cohort Number of students graduating who took the BOC Exam Number (%) of students who passed the BOC Exam on the first attempt Overall number of students (%) who passed the examination