The occupational therapy program 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 telephone number, c/o AOTA, is 301-652-AOTA.
Information on accreditation standards can be found on their Website
Graduates of the program are eligible to take the national examination for certification as an occupational therapist, which is administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will possess the credentials of an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR).
In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.