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/

Accreditation seal




Performance on the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer Examination.

This board exam leads to National Certification and opportunity for State Licensure for Athletic Trainers.


BOC Pass Rate


  2015 - 2016*
2016 - 2017
2017 - 2018
3 Year Aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 20 5 7 32
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 20
5 7 32
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 19 5 6 30
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 95% 100% 86% 94%
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 20 5 7 32
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100% 100% 100% 100%
* Last cohort a the undergraduate level

Student Retention Rate

  2015 - 2016*
2016 - 2017
2017 - 2018
3 Year Aggregate
Number of students matriculated into program 24 7 10 41
Number of students graduating from program
20 5 7 32
Student retention and graduation rate (%)
83 71 70 78
*Last cohort at the undergraduate level

Student Employment Rate

  2015-2016*
2016-2017
2017-2018
3 Year Aggregate
Number of students employed as AT
 14 5 7 26
Student employment rate as AT (%)
70 100 100 81
Number of students employed as other
2 0 0 2
Student employment rate as other (%)
10 0 0 6
Number of students not employed
4 0 0 4
Students not employed rate (%)
 20 0 0 12
*Last cohort at the undergraduate level