Students participate in a variety of areas including early childhood intervention, hand therapy, low vision, developmental disabilities, sensory integration, psychosocial difficulties, and stroke rehabilitation. They are guided by our faculty during the course of their education, becoming highly qualified health care professionals.
The Occupational Therapy Program at UT Health San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449 - (301) 652-6611. ACOTE's Web address is www.acoteonline.org.
Graduates of the program will be able to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapists administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR®). Certification is necessary for licensure in most states. Please note: A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT examination and or attain a state license.
Program results from the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at: https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx
The total number of graduates from the UT Health San Antonio Master of Occupational Therapy Program during the three-year period of 2014-2016 was 145.
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||Total of Program Graduates
By Cohort Entering/Graduating
||91% (Overall including late graduates)
67/74 (May and December Graduations)
95% (Overall including late graduates)
93% (On-time Graduates only)