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BOC Exam Passing Rate

Athletic Training students who successfully complete the Western Michigan University Athletic Training Program are eligible to sit for the BOC Athletic Trainer’s Certification Examination.

In accordance with CAATE Accreditation Standards, WMU’s three year aggregate for First Time Passing rate is 67.0% (does not include current year). The overall pass rate regardless of attempts is 81% (22/27).

Year by Year

Recent graduates of 2014-15, have been very successful so far with an increased emphasis on BOC preparation, with 5 recent graduates taking the BOC exam, and all 5 candidates passing on their first attempt (100%). Ten more students will take the BOC exam in the near future.

In 2013-14, 10 graduates of the WMU athletic training program were first time BOC exam candidates with 5 passing on the first attempt (50.00%). Current, overall pass rate regardless of attempts is 60% (5/10.)

In 2012-13, 11 graduates of the WMU athletic training program were first time BOC exam candidates with 7 passing on the first attempt. (63.64%) Overall pass rate regardless of attempts is 90.9% (10/11).

In 2011-12, 6 graduates of the WMU athletic training program were first time BOC exam candidates with all 6 passing on the first attempt. (100%)