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

 2018-192019-20202020-20213 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from the program
who took the exam
117725
Number of students who passed the exam
on the first attempt
87520
Percentage of students who passed the exam
on the first attempt
731007180
Number of students who passed the exam
regardless of the number of attempts
107522
Percentage of students who passed the exam
regardless of the number of attempts
91
1007188

 

Student Retention Rate

 2018-20192019-20202020-20213 year aggregate
Number of students beginning the program118726
Number of students returning the subsequent year117725
Student Retention Rate (%)1008810096

 

Student Graduation Rate

 2018-20192019-20202020-20213 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from the program117725
Number of students who started the program118726
Student Graduation Rate (%)1008810096

 

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

 2018-20192019-20202020-20213 year aggregate
Number of students who graduated from the program117725
Number of students employed as athletic trainers106521
Student employment/placement rate as athletic trainers (%)91867184
Number of students employed as other0112
Student employment/placement rate as other (%)014148
Number of students not employed0011
Student not employed rate (%)0014

Did You Know?

Did you know the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the average medium pay for Certified Athletic Trainers is @$50,000 (May 2020)?