Professional Athletic Training Program

Accreditation

The USF Athletic Training Program at the University of South Florida, Morsani College of Medicine is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). CAATE is the agency responsible for accreditation of professional athletic training programs. CAATE is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA). After the last comprehensive review, the USF Athletic Training Program was granted the maximum 10-year accreditation. The next comprehensive review is scheduled for 2028-2029.

Visit CAATE online at http://caate.net/

CAATE Accreditation seal

Performance on the Board of Certification Examination
This board exam leads to National Certification and State Licensure for Athletic Trainers


 

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3 Year Aggregate

Number of students graduating from program.

7

18

17

42

Number of students graduating from program who took examination.

7

18

17

42

Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt.

6

15

15

36

Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt.

86%

83%

88%

86%

Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts.

7

17

16

40

Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts.

100%

94%

94%

95%


Student Retention Rate

 

2017-2018

2018-2019

2019-2020

3 Year Aggregate

Number of students matriculated into program

10

19

18

47

Number of students graduating from program

7

18

17

42

Student Retention and Graduation Rate (%)

70

95

94

89