Occupational Therapy Assistant Accreditation

Program accreditation information.


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    Outcomes, Results, and Licensure

    To learn more about this program, view program outcomes and exam pass rates below.


Program Outcomes

Program Enrollment and Graduation Data (campus-based and online tracks)

Year of graduation Number of graduates Graduation rate
2016 65 87%
2017 91 80%
2018 128 73% (students are still active in program; anticipating 83% graduation rate)

Results of the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination Certification Pass Rates are available via the NBCOT School Performance Link.

Graduates of the program receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree and are eligible to sit for the national certification exam administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, they receive the title of Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).

Licensure Information

Many states have some form of regulation in order to practice. In Minnesota, occupational therapy personnel must be licensed with the Minnesota Department of Health.

A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.