Athletic Training Students

Athletic Training student

PROGRAM UPDATE -- NMU BACHELOR OF SCIENCE PROGRAM IN ATHLETIC TRAINING TRANSITIONING TO A MASTERS IN ATHLETIC TRAINING, PLEASE READ 

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Final Bachelor Program Athletic Training Course Offerings Winter 2019 semester.  Bachelor program transitions to masters program Fall 2019.  See Athletic Training Masters Program .

No longer available Fall 2019.The Northern Michigan University Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).

The undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training at NMU is designed specifically to prepare students for the Athletic Training Board of Certification Examination (BOC).  It will also prepare students for an entry-level position in the field of athletic training.

Bachelors Student BOC Pass Rate

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 3 yr aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 9 17 10 19 17 17 13 47
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 9 17 10 19 16 17 12 45
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 9 13 8 15 12 15 5 32
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 100 76 80 79 75 88 42 71
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 9 16 9 17 15 17 6 38
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100 94 90 89 94 100 50 84

 

Students wishing to sit for the national certification exam in athletic training (BOC), MUST graduate from a CAATE accredited Athletic Training program.

This is a four-year baccalaureate program with students graduating from the College of Health Sciences and Professional Studies.  Requirements for the athletic training major include the core athletic training courses (66 credits).  Students will complete six clinical practicums of "hands-on" experience at both on and off campus athletic training facilities.  All clinical experiences are directly supervised by a certified athletic trainer or another health care professional.  

Student Graduation Rate

2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 3 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 9 17 10 19 17 17 13 47
Student Graduation Rate (%) 69 100 56 100 100 89 62 82

 

Student Employment/Placement Rate

  2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 3 yr aggregate
Number of students Employed as AT 6 9 6 15 13 17 6 36
Student Employment/Placement Rate as AT (%) 67 53 60 79 76 100 50 78
Number of students employed as other 2 4 3 0 1 0 3 4
Student Employment/Placement Rate as other (%) 22 24 30 0 6 0 25 9
Number of students not employed 1 2 1 3 3 0 2 5
Student Not Employed Rate (%) 11 12 10 16 18 0 17 11

 

If you are interested in pursuing a major in athletic training at NMU, please contact:

  • Julie A. Rochester, Ed.D., AT
    Director, Accredited Athletic Training Education Program
    School of Health and Human Performance
    Northern Michigan University
    1401 Presque Isle Avenue
    Marquette, Mich. 49855
    906-227-2026
    Fax: 906-227-2181
    E-mail: jrochest@nmu.edu
    Web site: www.nmu.edu/hhp

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