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M.S. in Athletic Training Accreditation

The Athletic Training Program at Nova Southeastern University has voluntarily withdrawn their accreditation and is no longer admitting students. The date of voluntary withdrawal of accreditation coincides with the graduation of the last cohort in July 2021.  

NSU's ATP is accredited by the CAATE and is currently on a 10-year accreditation cycle through 2021.  The CAATE provides peer review of the program's educational content based on national standards. These standards and interpretations can be found at www.caate.net.

Nova Southeastern University Board Of Certification (BOC) Outcome Data

Outcome 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 3 YR AGGREGATE
Number of students graduating from program. 7 9 7 23
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 7 8 7 22
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 6 6 7 83
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 86 75 100 87
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 7 7 7 21
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100 88 100 96

Student Graduation, Retention and Employment Rate

Student Graduation and Retention 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 (excludes students with a deceased or Leave of Absence (medical) status).  Retention Rate is calculated as: the sum of students with a Graduated status divided by the total number of students in the the cohort.

  2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 3 yr Aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 7 7 6 22
Student Graduation Rate (%) 88 70 75 85
Student Retention Rate (%) 88 70 75 85

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 in the cohort (excluding students with a Not Employed, due to military service and Deceased).

  2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 3 yr Aggregate
Number of students Employed as AT 6 7 5 18
Student Employment Rate as AT (%) 86 78 83 82
Number of students employed as other 0 0 1 1
Student Employment Rate as other (%) 0 0 17 4
Number of students not employed 1 2 0 3
Student Not Employment Rate (%) 14 22 0 14
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