Accreditation & Outcomes

The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program at Winona State University is currently accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.


Board of Certification Pass Rates

95+% Pass the First-Time since 2009 (13 graduating classes)

WSU students have been very successful in passing the Board of Certification (BOC) examination on the first attempt since the program’s inception.

This data is an outstanding indicator of the strength of the program and the quality of the healthcare professionals that graduate from Winona State University with a degree in Athletic Training.

Over the past 13 years (2009 - 2022), we have achieved a 95+% first-time pass rate, with 125 out of 131 students passing the exam on their first attempt.

Students should feel confident that the Winona State MSAT program will prepare them for initial certification and to excel in their professional career.


CAATE Student Achievement & Performance Data for WSU

The Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) reports student achievement and performance data for all accredited programs that is aggregated over the most recent three-year period.

View the CAATE data for Winona State University.


WSU-Specific Program Goals & Outcomes

The WSU Athletic Training program is committed to providing the best educational experience to the students accepted and enrolled in our professional degree program.

In order to ensure program effectiveness multiple points of assessment data are gathered to evaluate the success of the curriculum, the clinical experiences and our students.

Cumulative data from the final nine years of the undergraduate athletic training program can be found on the Undergraduate Outcome Measures Chart (PDF).

Cumulative data for the MSAT program can be found on the MSAT Outcome Measures Chart (PDF).