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Athletic Training Program

Athletic Training Program


McNeese State University's Athletic Training Program will be voluntarily withdrawing CAATE accreditation in June of 2017. Do to this future change in accreditation status the McNeese State University program will not be accepting students as of April 2015. If you are interested in a career as an Athletic Trainer please contact Kevin Hargrave at or Chad Chaisson at for information about the McNeese State University's Health and Human Performance Sports Medicine Concentration and/or information about how to become a BOC Certified Athletic Trainer.


The Athletic Training Program seeks to prepare students through knowledge, values, critical thinking and psychomotor skills to assume a professional role in the Athletic Training Profession that will optimize the quality of healthcare of the physically active.

Institutional Mission Reference

The program supports the university's mission of:

  1. Providing a baccalaureate curriculum distinguished by academic excellence
  2. Promoting student success
  3. Promoting university-community linkages
  4. Cultivating skills necessary for critical thinking and effective expression
  5. Gaining an understanding of the multicultural global community
  6. Developing a sense of ethical and civic responsibility along with specific knowledge of the chosen discipline

McNeese State University's

Professional Program

BOC Exam Pass Rate Data

BOC Examination Pass Rate Table
Fields 2011-2012 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 2015-2016 3 Year Aggregate
Number of students graduating from program. 7 5 5 8 8 21
Number of students graduating from program who took the BOC examination. 6 5 5 6 8 19
Number of students who passed the BOC examination on the first attempt. 3 5 3 2 3 8
Percentage of students who passed the BOC examination of the first attempt. 50.00 100.00 60.00 33.00 38.00 42
Number of students who passed the BOC examination regardless of the number of attempts. 4 5 5 3 3 11
Percentage of students who passed the examination regardless of the number of attempts. 67 100.00 100.00 50 38 58
*This documentation of BOC examination pass rate is in compliance with CAATE Standards for Professional Programs standard 7 and 8.
BOC examination results for all programs may be found on the CAATE website at:
National BOC examination pass rate results for all BOC examination canidates can be found on the Board of Certification for the Athletic Trainer  websit at:

ATP Preceptors

MSU Athletic Training Society (Has been changed to the Sports Medicine Society)
(Click here)

MSU ATP Alumni
(Click here)

To contact us

MSU Health & Human Performance
Attn: Athletic Training Program
PO Box 91855
Lake Charles, LA 70609

McNeese State University Health and Human Performance

Phone: 337-475-5374
Fax: 337-475-5947