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About the Program

Athletic trainer assesses football player

Program Outcomes and Additional Information


  1.  Graduates of this program will demonstrate the knowledge and skills of a highly qualified, productive, and employable Athletic Trainer.
  2.  Graduates from this program will pursue life-long learning, which informs clinical practice shaped by the University’s shared values: Academic excellence, caring, citizenship, fairness, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness.

BOC Pass Rates & Employment Rates

Aggregate 3 Year BOC Pass Rate Data

Comparison of Boise State’s first time BOC pass rates to National rates spanning the previous 3-year’s aggregated totals.

Graph of Pass Rates and Outcomes - Accessible Table available in link below

For accessibility purposes, the BOC Exam Pass Rate information can also be referenced in the table below:

YearNumber Boise State GradsNumber Boise State Grads Taking BOC ExamNumber Boise State Grads Passing on First AttemptNumber of Boise State Grads Passing BOCBoise State Grads 1st Attempt Pass RateNationwide 1st Time Pass Rate on BOC Exam


Boise State AT Program Retention Rate

-2020-20212021-20222022-20233 year aggregate
Number of students beginning program61689.3
Number of students returning for subsequent year 251689
Program retention rate83%100%100%94.3%
Number of students returning for subsequent year 351689
Program retention rate100%100%100%100%


Boise State AT Program Graduation Rate

-2020-20212021-20222022-20233 year aggregate
Number of students graduating from program51689
Student graduation rate83%100%100%94.3%


Boise State AT Program Graduate Placement Rate

-2019-20202020-20212021-20223 year aggregate
Number of students Employed as AT65169
Graduate Employment Rate as AT100%100%100%100%
Number of students employed as other0000
Graduate employment rate as other 100%0%0%0%
Number of graduates not employed0000
Graduates not employed rate0%0%0%0%

Program completion and compliance with the Athletic Training Program’s technical standards do not guarantee student eligibility for the BOC certification exam.

Program Handbook

Program Expenses

Boise State Graduate Student Tuition and Fees (In & Out of State)

Other AT program student expenses:

  • National Athletic Trainers Association Student Membership: $70
  • Healthcare Provider CPR/AED certification (one time): $50
  • Background Check (Certified Background): $65
  • Students are responsible for expenses related to:
  1. Professional Program Fees. Examples include expendable supplies, equipment, calibration, clinical instruction, software licensing: $320/semester (6 semesters)
  2. Transportation to and from off-campus clinical education facilities. Students are expected to drive themselves to distant off-campus clinical rotations as assigned; up to 45 minutes away from campus one-way.  (Approximately $100/year)
  3. Appropriate clothing (casual slacks/shorts and Boise State shirts) for clinical education rotations (Approximately $100/year)
  4. Physical examination, Vaccinations, Titer or other medical expenses for application
  • Athletic Training BOC examination (final semester): $300

Financial Aid:

For out of state students, the Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows master’s, graduate certificate, and doctoral students who are residents of WICHE (Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education) member states to enroll in 800+ graduate programs at some 60 public institutions outside of their home state and pay up to 150 percent of resident tuition. The Boise State Masters of Athletic Training degree participates in WICHE.

Visit the WICHE site to see if you’re eligible for Assistance

Additionally, all students can visit the Boise State Financial Aid site for more funding information.


CAATE Accreditation Seal

The Athletic Training program at Boise State has maintained continued accreditation since accreditation for professional programs began in 1982.  The Masters of Athletic Training Program has been awarded a 10 year accreditation cycle- 2027-2028. View accrediting body outcomes