MOT

The entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

4720 Montgomery Lane
Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
Phone: (301) 652-AOTA
Web address: www.acoteonline.org.

Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Inc.

12 South Summit Ave
Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4150
Phone (301)990-7979
Fax (301) 869-8492.

After successful completion of this examination, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition all states require licensure in order to practice; however state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT certification examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

Graduates of the Occupational Therapy Department have demonstrated very good outcomes on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy certification examination (NBCOT). Average test scores on the certification exam have consistently been above the national average.

Graduation Year Students Entering/ Graduating Graduation Rate NBCOT Pass Rate
2016 28/27 96% 100%
2017 33/33 100% 100%
2018 36/36 100% 100%
Three Year Total 97/96 99% 100%

OTD

The entry-level occupational therapy doctoral program has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

4720 Montgomery Lane
Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
Phone: (301) 652-AOTA
Web address: www.acoteonline.org.

The program must be granted Candidacy Status, have a preaccreditation review, complete an on-site evaluation, and be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of the examination, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.