Accreditation

The Athletic Training Program at JMU was approved by the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) in 1982 and is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). JMU's program was the first accredited undergraduate program in the Commonwealth of Virginia and maintains a rich tradition of producing outstanding athletic training clinicians and educators. The ATP holds accreditation through 2021, the next scheduled re-accreditation evaluation cycle.

Pass Rates and Outcomes

BOC Examination Data

Examination data by academic year
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018-2019 3 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 18 18 17 14 18 17 49
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 18 18 17 14 18 17 49
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt 17 18 17 14 16 16 46
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 100 94 100 100 89 94 94
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 18 18 17 14 16 17 47
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100 100 100 100 89 100 96

Retention & Graduation Rates

Retention and graduation rates by academic year
Academic Year: 2013 - 2014 2014 - 2015 2015 - 2016 2016 - 2017 2017 - 2018 2018 - 2019 3 year aggregate
Year 1 Cohort 18/18 18/18 18/18 18/18 18/18 18/18 54
Year 2 Cohort 18/18 18/18 17/18 14/18 18/18 17/18 49
Retention rate 100% 100% 94% 78% 100% 94% 91%
Graduation rate 100% 100% 94% 78% 100% 100% 92%

Employment Rate Data

graduate employment data by academic year
Class of: 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Employed as an Athletic Trainer 2 7 9 5 7 3 6 2
Employed other than as Athletic Trainer 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 1
Employed as an Athletic Trainer & in a degree program 8 7 5 9 8 9 4 12
Not Employed due to military service 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not Employed due to enrollment in another degree program 5 2 2 4 1 1 3 0
Not Employed 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Do not know 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2