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The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA): Located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA, is 301-652-AOTA. ACOTE Website:

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 the years 2014-2016 was 97/97 which is an overall pass rate of 100%. Go to the following link for NBCOT Examination results for the ATSU_ASHS OT program per year:

The total number of graduates from ATSU entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program during the 3-year period of 2014-2016 was 96, with an overall graduation rate of 98%.

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