Final class for the “undergraduate” athletic training major at Truman State University was accepted Fall 2016. Truman now offers a Master of Athletic Training Program.
Truman’s Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Upon graduation, 100% of our students are employed or enter into graduate programs in athletic training. Our program prepares you to sit for the athletic training Board of Certification (BOC) exam, and upon passing the exam, you will be a certified athletic trainer.
To become a certified athletic trainer, you must pass the national BOC exam. Truman is very proud of our students’ performance on this exam. See the table below to learn more about our success.
|Academic Year||Number of Students||Pass Rate on First Attempt||Overall Pass Rate|
|2016-2017||8||8:8 or 100%||100%|
|2015-2016||7||6:7 or 86%||100%|
|2014-2015||8||7:8 or 88%||100%|
|2013-2014||3||3:3 or 100%||100%|
|2012-2013||5||5:5 or 100%||100%|
|2011-2012||4||4:4 or 100%||100%|
Three-year average: 91%
National average for first-time test takers: 82.5%
Our program prepares you to work in a variety of settings such as:
- professional sports teams
- large universities
- high schools
- performing arts
- physician offices
September 25, 2017
“After graduating from Truman, I pursued a Master of Health Administration (MHA) from The University of Missouri—Columbia, or Mizzou. I received my MHA and a graduate certificate in Health Informatics in May 2016. During my last year of grad school, I applied for competitive administrative fellowships and obtained one with HSHS Eastern Wisconsin Division in […]
September 23, 2017
“After graduating from Truman, I enrolled in graduate school at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC), where I earned my Master in Public Health (MPH) degree in May 2015. During my time at SIUC, I had a great position at the campus Wellness Center doing college sexual health education. After I left SIUC, I realized […]