The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220, phone 301/652.2682. http://www.aota.org/Education-Careers/Accreditation.aspx
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 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.