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 cohort and will officially close August 1, 2018.

CAATE Website:

Initial Accreditation Date: 10/17/2003

Program CAATE Accreditation Status: Probation

“East Central University is currently on probation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), 6850 Austin Center Blvd., Suite 100, Austin, TX 78731-3101.  The program has chosen to Voluntarily Withdraw its Accreditation effective August 1, 2018.  The program will remain on probation until the Withdraw is effective and the program is closed.”

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

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



5 (56%)

8 (89%)




4 (44%)

5 (56%)




3 (43%)

4 (57%)


Three Year BOC Pass Rate
*Updated 02/05/2018


12 (48%)

17 (68%)


Standard 11

  • The first time pass rate must be 70%, currently ECU's first time pass rate is 57%
  • 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