Occupational Therapy Accreditation

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.

c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
Phone: 301-652-2682; TDD: 800-377-8555; Fax: 301-652-7711

NBCOT Certification Exam

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

Review MAOT program results.

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 2012-2014 was 178, with an overall graduation rate of 97%.

2014 62 62 100%
2015 59 60 98%
2016 57 61 93.4%
Total 178 183 97.3%


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.