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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.

2018-2019 Bethel Undergrad Students
First Attempt Pass Rate 75% (6 of 8)
Overall Pass Rate 100% (8 of 8)
2019-2020 Bethel Undergrad Students Bethel Graduate Students
First Attempt Pass Rate 56% (5 of 9) 60% (3 of 5)
Overall Pass Rate 100% (9 of 9) 100% (5 of 5)
2020-2021 Bethel Undergrad Students Bethel Graduate Students
First Attempt Pass Rate 64% (4 of 6) 100% (7 of 7)
Overall Pass Rate 67% (4 of 6) 100% (7 of 7)

3-year aggregate first-time pass rate for students: 71%
3-year overall pass rate for students: 91%

3-Year Program Retention Rate (Undergraduate)

Class of 2020 (entered spring 2018) Class of 2021 (entered spring 2019) Class of 2022 (entered spring 2020) 3-year aggregate
Number of students beginning program as sophomores 12 8 0 20
Number of students returning for subsequent junior year 12 7 0 19
Program retention rate (%) 100% 88% NA 94%
Number of students returning for subsequent senior year 11 6 NA 17
Program retention rate (%) 92% 75% NA 84%

3-Year Program Retention Rate (Graduate)

Class of 2020 (entered fall 2018) Class of 2021 (entered fall 2019) Class of 2022 (entered fall 2020) 3-year aggregate
Number of students beginning program as first-year students 6 7 15 28
Number of students returning for second year 6 7 14 27
Program retention rate (%) 100% 100% 96% 96%

Student Graduation Rate (Undergraduate)

2018-2019 2019-2020 2012-2021 3-year aggregate
Student admitted to the program 11 12 8 31
Number of students that graduated from the athletic training program 19 10 6 25
% of students that graduated from the athletic training program 82% 83% 75% 81%

Student Graduation Rate (Graduate)

NA 2019-2020 2020-2021 3-year aggregate
Students admitted to the program NA 6 7 NA
Number of students that graduated from the athletic training program NA 5 7 NA
% of students that graduated from the athletic training program NA 83% 100% NA

Employment Rate (Undergraduate)

2018-2019 2019-2020 2020-2021 3-year aggregate
Students graduated from the program 9 10 7 26
Number of students employed as athletic trainers 5 1 1 7
% of students employed as athletic trainers 56% 10% 14% 27%
Number of students employed as other 3 1 3 7
% of students employed as other 33% 10% 43% 27%
Number of students not employed or enrolled in an additional degree program 1 8 0 9
% of students not employed or enrolled in an additional degree program 11% 80% 0% 35%

Employment Rate (Graduate)

NA 2019-2020 2020-2021 3-year aggregate
Students graduated from the program NA 4 7 NA
Number of students employed as athletic trainers NA 2 3 NA
% of students employed as athletic trainers NA 50% 43% NA
Number of students employed as other NA 2 4 NA
% of students employed as other NA 50% 57% NA
Number of students not employed or enrolled in an additional degree program NA 0 0 NA
% of students not employed or enrolled in an additional degree program NA 0% 0% NA