Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy
NOTE: The OT Department is no longer accepting applications to the MOT program, as of fall 2019. Please see admission policies for the OTD program if you are interested in studying occupational therapy. The OTD program has two pathways for admission the accelerated entry pathway for students with less than three years of college credit and the graduate admissions pathway for students with a bachelor's degree or more than three years of college credit and all pre-requisite coursework.
The occupational therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, (301) 652-6611, accred [at] aota.org.
As of 2014, the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy only posts the overall pass rate of a program regardless of the number of attempts for a student to pass the exam. Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://www.nbcot.org/Educators-Folder/SchoolPerformance.
The U.S. Department of Labor projects employment of occupational therapists to increase by as much as 26 percent by 2022. With a median annual salary of $83,200, occupational therapy is a high-demand career. After graduating from our program you will be prepared with the knowledge and skills to establish a higher quality of living for your patients. Many of our students are offered jobs at the completion of their Level II fieldwork, or upon graduation.