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Board of Certification Results and Graduate Placement

                            Program
Graduates
Program
Graduates
Taking
the
   BOC Exam
    
Program
Graduates
Passing the
BOC Exam
the First Time
First Time
Passing Rate
for the BOC
    Exam    
Program
Graduates
Passing
 Exam Overall
Overall
Passing Rate
for BOC Exam
Class 2016 9 students 8 students 8 students 100% 8 students 100%
Class 2015 11 students 9 students 9 students 100% 9 students 100%
Class 2014 19 students 19 students 18 students 95% 19 students 100%
Class 2013 14 students 14 students 14 students 100% 14 students 100%
Class 2012 6 students 6 students 6 students 100% 6 students 100%
Class 2011 15 students 15 students 15 students 100% 15 students 100%
Class 2010 9 students 9 students 9 students 100% 9 students 100%

Duquesne University's Three-Year (2014-2016) Aggregate First Time Passing Rate is 98% and the Three-Year
Overall Passing Rate is 100%.

The test year for the BOC Exam runs from April to February. Students from the Class of 2016 took the exam in June 2016.

faculty - student instruction in biomechanics labDuquesne University's Overall Program Passing Rate is 98%

This represents the percentage of graduating students over the 24 year history of the program that successfully passed the BOC Examination (288/293 students).

Graduate Placement

Many of our students will attend graduate programs after graduating from our athletic training program, while others will immediately enter the work force. Our students have attended graduate school in the following disciplines.

Graduate Study Disciplines

• Athletic Training
• Chiropractic Medicine
• Exercise Physiology
• Health Management Systems
• Health Promotion/Public Health
• Kinesiology/Exercise Science
• Medicine (Medical School)
• Medical & Pharmaceutical Sales
• Nursing
• Nutrition
• Orthotist/Prosthetist
• Osteopathic Medicine
• Physical Therapy
• Physician Assistant
• Sports Psychology
• Secondary Education/Teaching
• Sports Administration/ Management

Employment Positions

  • College and Universities (Athletics Staff and Faculty Positions)
  • Public High Schools and Middle Schools, Private Schools and Academies
  • Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy Clinics
  • Hospitals and Physician Offices
  • Fitness and Health Clubs
  • Industry
  • Professional Football
  • Professional Baseball
  • United States Olympic Training Center
  • Military Bases
  • Medical and Pharmaceutical Sales

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