Graduate Athletic Training Program

The UTC Graduate Athletic Training Program is a Professional Education (Entry-level) Program.  You will earn a Master of Science degree in Athletic Training.

The Graduate Athletic Training Program at the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (UTC-GATP) is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). CAATE is sponsored by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), and the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Inc. (NATA).  After the last comprehensive review for continued program accreditation, the UTC-GATP was granted the maximum 10-year accreditation. The next comprehensive review is scheduled for 2019.

A recent report by EducationalPortals.com featured in USA Today recognizes UTC as being one of the 20 Best Sports Medicine Schools in the United States.  Of the programs listed, the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga's Graduate Athletic Training Program is the only Entry-level Master's Program highlighted.  By region, UTC is one of only four (4) schools in the southeast region of the United States that were on the "Best of" list. 

Graduateprograms.com is pleased to announce its Fall 2015 Kinesiology/Exercise Science Grad Rankings according to grad students.  The rankings are based solely on ratings and reviews from current or recent graduate students posted on graduateprograms.com.  Program rankings, compiled using data gathered between September 1, 2012 and September 30, 2015, encompass reviews posted by more than 75,000 students participating in over 1,600 graduate programs nationwide.  Ratings are based on a 10 star system (with 1 being the worst and 10 being the best).

The Top 25 Kinesiology/Exercise Science Grad Programs are listed below:

  1. University of Tennessee-Chattanooga
  2. The University of Texas at San Antonio
  3. University of Florida
  4. Purdue University
  5. University of Maryland 
  6. Texas Tech University
  7. Florida State University
  8. University of Georgia
  9. California State University Fullerton
  10. Bowling Green State University
  11. Syracuse University
  12. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  13. University of Rhode Island
  14. The Ohio State University
  15. University of Miami
  16. Baylor University
  17. James Madison University
  18. Appalachian State University
  19. The University of Texas at Austin
  20. University of Michigan
  21. Indiana University Bloomington
  22. Miami University-Oxford
  23. Penn State University 
  24. University of South Florida
  25. The University of Tennessee Knoxville

 

Board of Certification (BOC) Examination Results

  2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 3yr aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 16 20 14 50
Number of students graduating from program who took examination. 16 20 14 50
Number of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 15 20 14 49
Percentage of students who passed the examination on the first attempt. 93.8% 100.0% 100.0% 98.0%
Number of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 16 20 14 50
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%