BS Kinesiology: Athletic Training

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Louisiana State University’s Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education Programs (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd Suite 100, Austin, Texas, 78731-3184 (phone #512-733-9700). Our most recent comprehensive re-accreditation review was in 2018-19 and was awarded a 10-year accreditation period (maximum possible for programs) with our next comprehensive review in 2028-29.

Board of Certification Pass-Rate Data

LSU’s program in athletic training is a flagship program in Louisiana and the nation for its reputation of its teaching facilities, faculty, clinical staff, and program graduates. This is accomplished through quality opportunities in the classroom and clinical settings, and most importantly, nationally recognized clinicians and faculty who are committed to each student’s overall success. 

 

Fields 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019  3 yr aggregate
Number of students graduating from program 11 12  11 35
Number of students graduating from program who took examination 10 10  11 33
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt 8 5  10 24
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt 80 50  91 73
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts 10 6  11 30
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts 100 60 100  91

Last updated August 23, 2019
Important Notes About Pass Rate Data
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The aggregate pass rate is calculated by the number of graduates taking the exam divided by the number of graduates who pass the exam.  The first time pass rate and total pass rate may be different than what is received by programs from the BOC in the Institution Pass Report (received each May).  The BOC pass rate on previous reports from the BOC was calculated without regard to student cohort size and was based on the BOC exam year (APRIL - FEBRUARY of each year). 

Student Graduation and Employment Rate
Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rate (taken from United States Department of Education): Measures the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate seeking students by showing the percentage of these students who complete their degree or certificate within a 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.
Graduation rate is calculated as: the sum of students with a Graduated status divided by the total number of students in the cohort (excluding students with the status of leave of absence (medical) or deceased).

Fields 2016-2017 2017-2018  2018-2019 3 yr aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 11 12  11 35
Student Graduation Rate (%) 73 71  58 69

Student Employment Rate

Graduate employment/placement rate: Percentage of students within 6-months of graduation that have obtained positions in the following categories: employed as an athletic trainer, employed as other, and not employed.
Employment rate is calculated as: the sum of students with a Employed as an Athletic Trainer or Employed as an Athletic Trainer and in a degree or residency program then divided by the total number of students who have graduated (excluding students with a Not Employed, due to military service and Deceased).

Fields 2016-2017 2017-2018  2018-2019 3 yr aggregate
Number of students Employed as AT 9 7  9 27
Student Employment Rate as AT (%) 82 54  50 63
Number of students employed as other 1 2  1 4
Student Employment Rate as other (%) 9 15  6 9
Number of students not employed 0 0  1 1
Student Not Employed Rate (%) 0 0  6 2

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