Accreditation

The Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

AOTA
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Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449

(301) 652-AOTA
www.acoteonline.org

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination

Upon completion of all academic and fieldwork requirements of the Occupational Therapy Program, students are awarded a Master of Science (M.S.) degree. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national certification examination for licensure as occupational therapists. Most states require licensure to practice.

The exam is administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a registered (licensed) occupational therapist (OTR or OTR/L). The graduates of the Occupational Therapy Department at The College of St. Scholastica have a high pass rate as shown below.

NBCOT Exam Graduate Pass Rates

Exam Year

2010

2011

2012

3 year total

Number of  graduates

24

25

30

79

Number of first-time test takers

24

25

30

21

Number of first-time test takers who passed 

20

21

28

69

Percentage of first-time test takers who passed

83%

 84%

93%

87%

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