Occupational Therapy Accreditation

Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy

The Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy curriculum at St. Catherine University is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA).

On August 2, 2013, ACOTE presented a Certificate of Accreditation to the Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy Program at St. Catherine University for a period of 10 years from the academic year 2012/2013 to 2022/2023.

ACOTE
c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD, 20852-4929
Phone: 301-652-2682; TDD: 800-377-8555; Fax: 301-652-7711

MAOT Graduation Rates

The total number of graduates from the St. Catherine University Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy program during the 3-year period of 2014-2016 was 178, with an overall graduation rate of 97.3%

Graduation Year Students Graduated Students Entered Graduation Rate
2017 57 59 96.6%
2018 58 59 98.3%
2019 56 58 96.6%
2020 57 59 96.6%
Total 228 235 97%

Occupational Therapy Doctoral Degree

The Doctor of Occupational Therapy entry level program at St. Catherine University is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA).

On December 18, 2020, ACOTE presented an initial Certificate of Accreditation to the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program at St. Catherine University for a period of 7 years from the academic year 2020-2021 to 2027-2028.

ACOTE
c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
North Bethesda, MD, 20852-4929
Phone: 301-652-AOTA; TTD: 800-377-8555; Fax: 301-652-7711
www.aota.org

Entry-level OTD Graduation Rates

Anticipated Graduation Year Students Graduated Students Entered Graduation Rate
Anticipated 2021 NA 8 TBD
Anticipated 2022 NA 20 TBD
Anticipated 2023 NA 22 TBD
Total - - -

NBCOT Certification Exam

Following graduation, all students must pass the certification exam offered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, NBCOT.

Review EL-OTD and MAOT program results.

Licensure

Each state in the US (including the District of Columbia, and some US territories such as Guam and Puerto Rico) regulates the practice of occupational therapy. Most states, including Minnesota, require occupational therapy practitioners to be licensed.