that each of our students leave GS with their NPI number.
8) Do you have any tips or suggestions for other PDs?
Learning happens just as much if not more at the clinical site
than in the classroom. This means that the preceptors are
significant stakeholders in educating our AT students. If we
want our graduates to have a passion for athletic training,
we as faculty along with our preceptors have to share that
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Official transcripts MUST include ALL of the following and
may be mailed or sent electronically:
• Candidate’s full name
• Candidate’s social security number OR student
• Name of the institution awarding the athletic training
• Listing of all courses completed and required for the
• Title of the entry level degree awarded in athletic
• The date on which the degree was awarded/
conferred. (The degree must have been awarded.
Transcripts with a graduation date that is after the
transcript issue date will not be accepted.)
• The registrar’s official seal, stamp or signature
Electronic transcripts will be accepted only if they are
electronically transferred via email using a secure and
verifiable transcript service or clearing house (e.g. eScript,
eCredential Solutions, National Student Clearinghouse,
Parchment Send Service, Transcript Network). The secure
electronic transcript must be sent to Exam@bocatc.org.
Board of Certification
Attn: Credentialing Services
1415 Harney St Ste 200
Omaha NE 68102-2250
Fax: (402) 561-0598, Attn: Credentialing Services
The annual exam report for the BOC’s 2016-2017 testing year
was posted in May on the BOC website.
2011-2012 6 3,222 2,653 82.3%
2012-2013 6 3,631 2,935 80.8%
2013-2014 6 3,679 3,048 82.85%
2014-2015 6 3,768 3,039 80.65%
2015-2016 6 4,059 3,357 82.71%
2016-2017 6 4,119 3,444 83.6%
The BOC administers the exam 5 times a year (February,
April, June, August and October). The BOC exam year begins
with the April exam administration and ends with the February
exam administration the following year.
The Role Delineation (RD) or Practice Analysis (PA) is the
blueprint used in the construction of the exam.