The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA): ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department, American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220, phone 301-652.2682. ACOTE Website: www.acoteonline.org
Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for occupational therapists administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) following the completion of their academic coursework and fieldwork experiences. NBCOT is located at 800 South Frederick Ave., Suite 200, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4150. The NBCOT may be reached at tel:301.990.7979. After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). Most states require licensure to practice. Contact should be made with state specific licensing boards regarding the requirements and application process.
The total number of new graduates who completed and passed the NBCOT Certification Examination in years 2012-2014 was 91 out of 92 which is an overall pass rate of 99%. During that 3 year time period, the graduation rate was 98% and the total number of OT Program graduates was 92. Go to the following link for NBCOT Exam examination results for the ATSU-ASHS OT Program per year: