Accreditation and Professional Organizations
This program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) through the 2023-2024 academic year.
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
Phone: 301-652-6611, ext. 2042
For more information, contact Dr. Angela Hissong, Occupational Therapy Program Director.
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
The occupational therapy/occupational therapy assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
4720 Montgomery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814- 3449
ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA, is 301-652-6611 @ extension 2042
National Board for Certification
Program Beginning in 2013, program results from for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found on-line.
National Board for the Certification of Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT)
One Bank Street
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Are there any factors that would prohibit a student from taking the certification exam?
If you have a felony conviction on your record, this may affect your ability to sit for the certification examination administered by NBCOT after you graduate; this can subsequently affect your ability to attain state licensure. Before applying to the OTA program, you can contact NBCOT for information on their early determination program to assess examination eligibility. Go to www.nbcot.org and read the "Early Review" section for details.