Department of Occupational Therapy accreditation information
The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) accreditation process for the OTD program is a multi-step process. The program has been granted Candidacy Status by ACOTE which allows us to admit students to the OTD program.
The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program at UT Health San Antonio is no longer accepting applications. The final MOT class will graduate in 2019. The MOT program 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), 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929 - (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.
6116 Executive Blvd
North Bethesda, Maryland 20852-4929
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 2016-2018 was 119.
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93% (On-time Graduates only)
UT Health San Antonio is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, to award certificates and baccalaureate, master's, doctoral and professional degrees. The institution was last reviewed and reaffirmed in 2018. The institution's accreditation extends through 2028 and includes all programs offered on the institution's main campus as well as those offered at all extended program sites.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500for questions about the accreditation of the Health Science Center. Note: The Commission should only be contacted 1) to learn about the institution's accreditation status, 2) to file a third-party comment at the time of the institution's accreditation review, or 3) to file a complaint against the institution for alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement. All normal inquiries about admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc. should be addressed directly to the Health Science Center and not the Commission's office.