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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.

We offer:

A combined BS in Occupational Science/Occupational Therapy Doctorate degree

  • For students seeking to become 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.

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 2018-2020 was 219 with an overall graduation rate of 98%.

2018-2020 Graduation Retention and NBCOT Exam pass rates
Graduation Year Number of Students Admitted Number of Students Graduating Graduation Rate NBCOT Exam Pass Rate
2018 70 68 97% 99%
2019 78 78 100% 100%
2020 74 73 99% 95%
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
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 inforamtion regarding Scholarship opportunities for current, in-state, out-of-state, and transfer students.

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