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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

    201640 
    100%
    100%
    201538 
    100%
    97%
    2014
    37
    100%
    97%
    2013 
    36 
    100%
    95%
    201233
    100%
    94%


    Credentialing

    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 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: 

    Jeffrey L. Savino, CMA

    Vice President for Finance and Administration Division,
    Title IX Coordinator

    Office Location: Raymond Hall, Room 101 
    Phone: (814) 472-3260 
    Email: jsavino@francis.edu

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