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The CAATE accredits professional, post-professional and residency programs in Athletic Training and is sponsored by The American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

Graduate Performance on the Board of Certification Examination

The Board of Certification Exam leads to National Certification for Athletic Trainers.

2015-2016 Bethel Undergrad Students
First Attempt Pass Rate 100% (7 of 7)
Overall Pass Rate 100% (7 of 7)
2016-2017 Bethel Undergrad Students
First Attempt Pass Rate 100% (9 of 9)
Overall Pass Rate 100% (9 of 9)
2017-2018 Bethel Undergrad Students
First Attempt Pass Rate 71% (10 of 14)
Overall Pass Rate 71% (10 of 14)

3-year aggregate first-time pass rate: 87%
3-year overall pass rate: 93%

3 Year Program Retention Rate

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 3 year aggregate
Students enrolled in the program 9 9 17 35

Number of students returning

7 9 16 32
% of students returning 78 100 94 91

Student Graduation Rate

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 3 year aggregate
Students admitted to the program 9 9 17 33
Number of students that graduated 7 9 14 30
% of students that graduated 78 100 82 86

Employment Rate

2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 3 year aggregate
Students graduated from the program 7 9 14 30
Number of students employed as athletic trainers 4 7 7 19
% of students employed as athletic trainers 57 78 50 63
Number of students employed as other 2 0 5 7
% of students employed as other 29 0 36 23
Number of students not employed 1 1 2 4
% of students not employed 14 11 14 13

Accreditation and Affiliations

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education

Bethel's Athletic Training program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), which accredits professional, post-professional and residency programs in Athletic Training and is sponsored by The American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, and the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

National Athletic Trainer's Association (NATA)

Bethel is an affialiate undergraduate program with the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA).

Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA)

Bethel is an affiliate undergraduate program with the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers Association (GLATA).

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