Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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The esteemed Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy was established in 1976 and has grown to offer a continuum of programs for those wanting to become an occupational therapist and for occupational therapists wanting to continue their education.
A combined BS in Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree
- For students seeking to become an Occupational Therapist
- This is a post-professional online program for those already holding an entry-level, professional degree in occupational therapy.
A doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences, in collaboration with the University of Kentucky
- This is an in-person post-professional, interdisciplinary program for those already holding an entry-level, professional degree in occupational therapy.
Minors and certificates
NBCOT Exam InformationResults of EKU Occupational Therapy Department Graduation Rates and National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination
The total number of graduates from Eastern Kentucky University Master of Occupational Therapy program during the 3-year period of 2018-2020 was 219 with an overall graduation rate of 98%.
|Graduation Year||Number of Students Admitted||Number of Students Graduating||Graduation Rate||NBCOT Exam Pass Rate|
|3 Yr Total||222||219||99%||98%|
Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://www.nbcot.org/Educators/Home#SchoolPerformance
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
One Bank Street, Suite 300
Gaithersburg, MD 20878
A listing of all state's occupational therapy regulatory bodies can be found at the NBCOT's web site at http://www.nbcot.org
ACOTE Accreditation Information:
- Accreditation Information can be found at the following link: www.acoteonline.org
Tuition and Fees
Please click here for information regarding Tuition and Fees for the current MS in Occupational Therapy program.
Please click here for information regarding Tuition and Fees for the Combined OS/ OTD program.
Please click here for inforamtion regarding Scholarship opportunities for current, in-state, out-of-state, and transfer students.