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The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) of The American Occupational Therapy Association

The Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of The American Occupational Therapy Association(AOTA) (http://www.aota.org). Located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD  20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number, c/o AOTA, is (301) 652-2682.

Accreditation Term for the Master of Science in OT program: 10 years

Last Accreditation Date of the Master of Science in OT program: November 30, 2012
 

We are in the process of transitioning from an entry-level Master of Science in OT to a Doctorate of OT (OTD).

Timeline:

  • ACOTE Candidacy Application Decision: March 2020
  • Students may be notified of acceptance into the OTD program: April 2020
  • First class starts: August 2020
  • Onsite evaluation: Feb/ March 2024
  • Accreditation decision: April 2024
  • First class graduates: December 2024

Accreditation information can be found at the following link: www.acoteonline.org

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