DSC_0079-SThe Occupational Therapy 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 are eligible to sit for the national certification examination 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.

Successful completion of this examination qualifies the graduate as an occupational therapist, registered (OTR). Most states require licensure to practice, which is based on the results of the NBCOT certification exam.

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%