The Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
American Occupational Therapy Association
6116 Executive Boulevard
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
(301) 652-AOTA (6611)
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 certification 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 occupational therapist (OTR) and become eligible to practice occupational therapy. Most states require additional licensure. The graduates of the Occupational Therapy Department at The College of St. Scholastica have a high pass rate as shown below.