Accreditation-Pass Rates

in the Occupational Therapy Program

  • 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 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's phone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is   

    Student Outcomes

    Student Outcomes
    Academic Year # of Program Graduates Graduation Rate

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

    2015     38 100% In progress
    2014 37 100% 97%
    2013 36 100% 95%

    NBCOT "Report Card"

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

    NBCOT Report Card
    Exam Period Total # of program graduates Total # of graduates who took the NBCOT Certification Exam for the first time Total # of first-time test takers who passed the NBCOT Certification Exam % of first time test takers who passed the NBCOT Certification Exam Total # of test takers who passed NBCOT Exam within 12 months of graduation % of test takers who passed NBCOT Exam within 12 months of graduation
    2010 (Jan. -Dec.) 29 29 18 62% 25 86%
    2011 (Jan. -Dec.) 23 22 13 59% 17 77%
    2012 (Jan. - Dec.) 33 33 24 73% 31 94%
    Total for 2010-2012 85 84 55 65% 73 86%


    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 by 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.

    Statement of Nondiscrimination

    Saint Francis University does not discriminate on the basis of gender, gender identity, age, race, color, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, pregnancy status, veteran status, predisposing genetic characteristic or any protected classification. This policy applies to all programs and activities of the University, including, but not limited to, admission and employment practices, educational policies, scholarship and loan programs and athletic or other University sponsored programs.
    The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the University’s non-discrimination policy:  Heather Meck, Associate VP & Title IX Coordinator, 123 Raymond Hall, 814.472.3213 or 

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    Revised:  September 2015



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