Awarded a 10-year accreditation in 2012
The Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, telephone: 301.652.2682, acoteonline.org.
Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), 12 South Summit Avenue Suite 100, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4150, telephone: 301.990.7979, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. After successful completion of the exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). Most states require licensure in order to practice, and state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT certification examination. (Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or obtain a state license.)