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Occupational Therapy Accreditation

  • Accreditation

    The Master of Occupational Therapy Program at Saint Francis University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 470 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449.  ACOTE's phone number c/o AOTA is (301)652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.

    Student Outcomes and NBCOT "Report Card"

    The following is a summary of Saint Francis University Occupational Therapy Students' performance on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Examination.  Please click here for the direct link to the NBCOT program data results.

    Academic
    Year

    # of Program
    Graduates

    Graduation
    Rate

    % of test takers who passed
    NBCOT Exam within
    12 months of graduation

    201839 
    100%
    100%
    201736 
    100%
    100%
    2016 
    40 
    100%
    100%
    2015 
    38 
    100%
    97%
    201437
    100%
    97%


    Credentialing

    Program graduates are eligible to sit for the NBCOT exam within approximately one month post graduation.  Initial and ongoing certification is granted by NBCOT and licensure is granted individual states where the candidate is employed.

    Required Felony Statement

    If the candidate has been convicted of a felony, there may be a potential impact on the candidate's eligibility for credentialing.  Additional information on character review can be found at the NBCOT website.