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

 2017-18*2018-192019-203 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from the program
who took the exam
1411732
Number of students who passed the exam
on the first attempt
98724
Percentage of students who passed the exam
on the first attempt
647310075
Number of students who passed the exam
regardless of the number of attempts
1310730
Percentage of students who passed the exam
regardless of the number of attempts
9391
10094

 

Student Retention Rate

 2017-18*2018-192019-203 year aggregate
Number of students beginning the program168731
Number of students returning the subsequent year157729
Student Retention Rate (%)948810094

 

Student Graduation Rate

 2017-18*2018-192019-203 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from the program1411732
Number of students who started the program1611835
Student Graduation Rate (%)881008891

 

Employment/Placement Rate

Graduate employment/placement rate: percentage of students within 6-months of graduation that have obtained positions in the following categories: employed as athletic trainer, employed as other, and not employed

 2017-182018-192019-203 year aggregate
Number of students who graduated from the program1411732
Number of students employed as athletic trainers1310528
Student Employment Rate as athletic trainers (%)93917188
Number of students employed as other0022
Student Employment Rate as other (%)0013.56
Number of students not employed1^001^
Student Not Employed Rate (%)7003

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

 

*For all tables — 2017-2018 numbers represent bachelor’s degree, the first cohort of master’s degree, and transfer students into both degree programs

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