Aurora University

CAATE Accreditation and Program Outcomes

CAATE LogoAurora University is nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Since AU is a CAATE-accredited institution, students who successfully complete the requirements for the Master of Science Degree in Athletic Training are eligible to challenge the Board of Certification Exam (BOC). The data below reflects Aurora University's three-year aggregate of graduates who challenged the BOC exam. First-time pass rates in addition to students who passed the BOC exam on subsequent attempts are reflected in this data.

CAATE Accreditation Status - Continuing through 2027-2028

Aurora University is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.

Aurora University is no longer accepting students into the undergraduate athletic training program. The last undergraduate cohort is expected to graduate in May 2021.

Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) Program Outcomes

BOC Pass Rates
Graduating Cohorts 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 3-year Aggregate (2016-2019)
Number of students graduating from program. 22 7 6 35
Number of students graduating from program who took examination.

20 7 6 33
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 18 6 3 27
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 90% 86% 50% 82%
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 20 6 5 31
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100% 86% 83% 94%
Student Retention and Graduation Rates
Graduating Cohorts 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 3-year Aggregate (2016-2019)
Number of students entering into program. 29 11 6 46
Number of students retained year two.

24 9 6 39
Retention rate (%). 83% 82% 100% 85%
Number of students graduating. 22 7 6 35
Graduate rate (%). 76% 64% 100% 76%
Student Employment/Placement Rates
Graduating Cohorts 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 3-year Aggregate (2016-2019)
Number of students employed in athletic training. 19 7 5 31
Athletic training employment rate (%).

86% 100% 83% 94%
Number of students fulltime in graduate school. 1 0 1 .67
Graduate school rate (%). 4% 0% 17% 7%
Number of students employed as other. 2 0 0 1
Other employment rate (%). 9% 0% 0% 3%
Number of students not employed. 0 0 0 0
Unemployment rate (%). 0% 0% 0% 0%