The MSOT Occupational Therapy Program is accredited through the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). The MSOT program was initially awarded a Certificate of Accreditation in 2012. In compliance with the 2018 Accreditation Standards for Master’s-Degree-Level Educational Program for Occupational Therapy, the program’s next on-site evaluation is to be scheduled within the academic year 2031/2032.
Puget Sound's entry-level OTD was awarded a Certificate of Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) in December 2022. The OTD program's next onsite evaluation is to be scheduled for the academic year 2029/2030. Puget Sound OTD graduates are eligible to sit for the National Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapist.
For information regarding accreditation, contact the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) at 301.652.AOTA (301.652.2682), www.acoteonline.org, or ACOTE, c/o Accreditation Department, 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. All basic professional programs must comply with the Standards for an Accredited Educational Program for the Occupational Therapist, 2018.