Program Outcomes

Vision

Franklin College shall offer a Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) of recognized excellence committed to preparing future athletic training professionals to deliver evidence-based, patient-centered health care in a variety of settings to physically active patients.

Mission

The Master of Science in Athletic Training program provides high quality education to prepare students for service and leadership in their profession and communities. Upon completion of the professional-level graduate degree, students become eligible to challenge the national certifying examination for athletic trainers through the Board of Certification (BOC). The hallmark of the MSAT program is students’ immersion in a variety of clinical experiences allowing them to apply knowledge and skills, with an emphasis on evidence-based practice to provide patient-centered care under direct supervision of experienced athletic trainers and other health care professionals. The curriculum provides opportunities to develop and apply critical thinking and problem solving skills, interprofessional communication, ethical and professional behaviors, and participate in professional development activities. Further, students develop scholarly competence to assist in expanding the body of knowledge within the field of athletic training.

Goals and Outcomes (PDF)

 

Student Board of Certification (BOC) Pass Rate

 2016-20172017-2018*2018-20193 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from the program who took the exam11141136
Number of students who passed the exam on the first attempt109827
Percentage of students who passed the exam on the first attempt91647375
Number of students who passed the exam regardless of the number of attempts11121033
Percentage of students who passed the exam regardless of the number of attempts1008691
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*2017-2018 numbers represent bachelor’s degree the first cohort of master’s degree, and transfer students into both degree programs

 

Student Retention Rate

 2016-172017-182018-193 year aggregate
Number of students enrolled in the program17192258
Number of students returning the subsequent year16192156
Student Retention Rate (%)941009597

 

Student Graduation Rate

 2016-172017-182018-193 year aggregate
Number of students admitted to the program12161139
Number of students who graduated from the program11141035
Student Graduation Rate (%)92889190

 

Student Employment Rate

 2016-172017-182018-193 year aggregate
Number of students who graduated from the program11141035
Number of students employed as athletic trainers9131032
Student Employment Rate as athletic trainers (%)829310091
Number of students employed as others2002
Student Employment Rate as other (%)18006
Number of students not employed01^01
Student Not Employed Rate (%)0703

^Student is not employed due to being enrolled in another degree program

Did You Know?

Did you know young professionals in athletic training are experiencing the greatest increase in salary — more than 12% growth in the past several years