Athletic Training Student working with professor

Program Outcomes

Our program has developed outcomes that align our mission with the mission of the Ball State University, the College of Health and the School of Kinesiology.

  • Outcome 1 – Students utilize quality improvement, health care informatics and evidence-based decision-making to provide patient-centered care.
  • Outcome 2 – Students demonstrate competence in athletic training knowledge and clinical skills to provide the best possible patient care.
  • Outcome 3 – Students promote themselves and the field of athletic training through professional and community involvement.
  • Outcome 4 – Students display the interpersonal skills needed to communicate and collaborate within an interprofessional health care team.
  • Outcome 5 – Students model professional and ethical behaviors when representing themselves as a health care professional.
  • Outcome 6 – Students display empathy to improve interaction with patients to facilitate positive health outcomes.

After Graduation

The Master of Science in Athletic Training program has shown to prepare student to enter the profession of athletic training.  The first cohort of the Master of Science in Athletic Training program graduated in May of 2022.

Class of 2022

  • Number of Graduates: 2
  • Number of Graduates who took the Board of Certification Exam (BOC): 2
  • Number of Graduates who passed the exam on the first attempt: 2
  • First attempt BOC pass rate: 2
  • Number of students enrolled in further education programming: 0
  • Number of students employed as other: 0

CAATE Program Information and Outcomes

Ball State University’s Master of Science in Athletic Training is accredited through the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Our program is accredited through the 2025-2026 academic year and will undergo a comprehensive review at that time.   

To view the program accreditation status and additional outcomes, please visit CAATE and the Ball State University Program Information