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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.

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 75% (12 of 16)
Overall Pass Rate 88% (14 of 16)
2018-2019 Bethel Undergrad Students
First Attempt Pass Rate 75% (6 of 8)
Overall Pass Rate 88% (7 of 8)

3-year aggregate first-time pass rate: 82%
3-year overall pass rate: 91%

3-Year Program Retention Rate (Undergraduate)

Class of 2018 (entered spring 2016) Class of 2019 (entered spring 2017) Class of 2020 (entered spring 2018) 3-year aggregate
Number of students beginning program as sophomores 17 11 12 40
Number of students returning for subsequent junior year 16 10 12 38
Program retention rate (%) 94% 90% 100% 95%
Number of students returning for subsequent senior year 16 9 11 36
Program retention rate (%) 94% 82% 92% 89%

3-Year Program Retention Rate (Graduate)

Class of 2018 (entered fall 2016) Class of 2019 (entered fall 2017) Class of 2020 (entered fall 2018) 3-year aggregate
Number of students beginning program as first-year students N/A N/A 6 6
Number of students returning for second year N/A N/A 6 6
Program retention rate (%) N/A N/A 100% 100%

Student Graduation Rate (Undergraduate)

2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 3-year aggregate
Student admitted to the program 9 17 11 37
Number of students that graduated from the athletic training program 9 16 9 34
% of students that graduated from the athletic training program 100% 94% 82% 92%

Employment Rate (Undergraduate)

2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 3-year aggregate
Students graduated from the program 9 16 9 34
Number of students employed as athletic trainers 8 7 4 19
% of students employed as athletic trainers 89% 47% 44% 58%
Number of students employed as other 0 6 4 10
% of students employed as other 0% 40% 44% 30%
Number of students not employed or enrolled in an additional degree program 1 2 1 4
% of students not employed or enrolled in an additional degree program 11% 13% 11% 12%

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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