BS - Athletic Training

East Central University will be voluntarily withdrawing its Athletic Training Program from CAATE Accreditation and will no longer be taking applicants to the Athletic Training Program.

The Athletic Training Program will graduate its current Senior and Junior cohorts and will officially close August 1, 2018.

All current athletic training majors will need to arrange a meeting with the Program Director as soon as possible. 

ECU Athletic Training Program Three Year BOC Pass Rate

Graduation Year

Number of Students Graduating From the Program That Took the BOC

Number & Percentage of Students Who Passed the BOC on the First Attempt

Overall Number & Percentage of Students Who Passed the BOC Regardless of Attempts

BOC Pass Rate by Cohort



2 (33%)

4 (67%)




5 (56%)

8 (89%)




4 (50%)

4 (50%)



Three Year BOC Pass Rate
*Updated 05/17/2017


CAATE Website:

Initial Accreditation Date: 10/17/2003

Program CAATE Accreditation Status: Probation

"East Central University Athletic Training Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).  The program has been placed on Probation as of February 19, 2016 by the CAATE, 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101."

The program has been placed on probation due to Standard 11: First Time Pass Rate.

Standard 11

  • The first time pass rate must be 70%, currently ECU's first time pass rate is 58%
  • This is not uncommon as over 25% of all Athletic Training Programs are on probation for this.  Here is a link if you are interested in seeing where we stand in comparison to all of the other programs, Baccalaureate & Masters: Program Outcomes

Program CAATE Accreditation Cycle Ends: 2018-2019

ECU-ATEP Program Contact
Jason Prather, PhD
Director - Athletic Training
1100 E. 14th St., PMB S-16
Ada, OK  74820
Office: Kinesiology Building, Room 111
Office Phone: 580-559-5357
Fax: 580-559-5868