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Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

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We offer:

A Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (phasing out)

  • This program is being phased out and no new applicants will be accepted. The last class will graduate in 2024.

A combined BS in Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree

  • For students seeking to become an occupational therapist
  • The OTD degree leads to licensure as an occupational therapist.

A post-professional OTD degree

  • This is a post-professional online program for those already holding an entry-level, professional degree in occupational therapy.
  • Occupational Therapists with an entry-level Bachelors or Masters degree are eligible (BS to OTD or MS to OTD).
  • This program is different from the combined BS in Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree listed above.

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 Information

Results 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 2019-2021 was 223 with an overall graduation rate of 99%.

2019-2021 Graduation Retention and NBCOT Exam pass rates
Graduation Year Number of Students Admitted Number of Students Graduating Graduation Rate NBCOT Exam Pass Rate
2019 78 78 100% 100%
2020 74 73 99% 95%
2021 71 70 99% 98%
3 Yr Total 223 221 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
Phone:  301-990-7979

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:

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.

Scholarships

Please click here for information regarding Scholarship opportunities for current, in-state, out-of-state, and transfer students.

***If you are an Alum and would like to stay up-to-date with our Department please send your information to heather.foster@eku.edu along with what year you graduated the program.  We would love to hear from you.

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