In cooperation with physicians and other health care personnel, the athletic trainer aids in the prevention, emergency care, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries and illnesses in physically-active patients. The mission of the Athletic Training Program at the University of Nebraska Omaha is to prepare students for successful careers or advanced academic studies in the field of athletic training. Admitted students complete a combination of rigorous coursework and clinical experiences over 6 semesters as preparation for national certification and future employment.
Successful completion of this program provides the eligibility to sit for the Board of Certification Examination. The table below shows the pass rates of students in the undergraduate program who have taken the BOC exam.
|Graduation Year||Total Number of First-time Exam Takers||Total Number Passed on First Attempt||Total Number Passed Overall||First-time Pass Rate||Overall Pass Rate|
|3 Year Aggregate||20||14||*||70%||*|
1Includes Graduates from December 2013, May 2014, and August 2014
2Includes Graduates from December 2012, May 2013, and August 2013
3Includes Graduates from December 2011, May 2012, and August 2012
*Data still being compiled.