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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

    201538
    100%
    97%
    201437
    100%
    97%
    2013
    36
    100%
    95%
    2012
    33
    100%
    94%
    201123
    100%
    74%


    Credentialing

    Program graduates are eligible to sit for the NBCOT exam within approximately on 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.

    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 hmeck@francis.edu.

    More Information

    Revised: September 2015