Valley City State University offers an accredited undergraduate program for athletic training through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). The athletic training program is a composite major requiring 123 credits for program completion. The courses are aligned with the CAATE standards and the Athletic Training Educational Competencies set forth by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association.
The next comprehensive site visit is during the 2020-2021 academic school year.
The Valley City State University Athletic Training Program exists to prepare students to successfully complete the Board of Certification, Inc. Exam. The mission of the athletic training program is to cultivate a learner-centered community, preparing students to function as critical thinkers using evidence-based practices. The athletic training program incorporates Valley City State University’s mission through the use of technology, active learning and meaningful scholarship.
Learning Objective 1
Students will have the appropriate knowledge and educational foundation to interpret evidence based research.
|Number of |
Taking BOC Exam
|Number of |
passed the BOC
regardless of the
|Program Retention Rate (Year of Program Admittance to Grad Year)||7/8 = 58%|
Grad Yr: 2015-16
|3/6 = 50%|
Grad Yr: 2016-17
|4/6 = 67%|
Grad Yr: 2017-18
|7/12 = 58%|
Grad Yr: 2018-19
|4/5 = 80%|
Grad Yr: 2019-20
|Program Graduation Rate||NA||NA||100%||100%||100%|
|Employment/Graduate School Rates||Employed or GA as an ATC 6 months post-graduation||NA||NA||4/7 = 57%||1/3 = 33%|
|Employed as ATC||NA||NA||4/7 = 57%||1/3 = 33%|
|Grad Assistant as ATC||NA||NA||2/7 = 29%||0/3 = 0%|
|Non-related employment or Grad School||NA||NA||3/7 = 43%||2/3 = 67%|