Students participate in areas such as early childhood intervention, hand therapy, low vision, developmental disabilities, sensory integration, psychosocial difficulties and stroke rehabilitation. Our students are guided by our faculty in becoming highly qualified health care professionals.
The Occupational Therapy Program at University of Texas Health Science Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education of the American Occupational Therapy Association ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449 - (301) 652-AOTA). 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 University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio Master of Occupational Therapy Program during the three-year period of 2012-2014 was 140 with an overall graduation rate of 91 percent.
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