Program Outcomes

 ACOTEAccreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
NAU’s entry level doctorate degree program is fully accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education® (ACOTE). ACOTE is recognized as the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education by both the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and is also an active member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors.

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education®
c/o Accreditation Department, American Occupational Therapy Association
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
www.acoteonline.org
(301) 652-6611 x2914

Program Outcomes 

 The table below displays graduation and retention rates, and National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy® (NBCOT) certification examination results of NAU students during the last three years of record. “New Graduates” are defined as anyone taking the exam within one year of graduation, regardless of how many times the exam is taken within the one-year period. For official NBCOT data results, please visit https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx.

 

Graduation Year 

 Students Entering/Graduating  

Graduation Rate 

New graduates who took the exam 

New graduates who passed the exam 

 NBCOT pass rate for new graduates 

2017 

26/24

92%

24

24

100%

2018 

28/*

- 

- 

- 

- 

2019 

- 

- 

- 

- 

- 

Total 

3-year 

  

- 

- 

- 

- 

- 

*Graduation date May 2018

A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.

For more information on Arizona licensing requirements please contact the Arizona Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners at 602-589-8352 or online at https://ot.az.gov/.  

For those interested in licensing requirements outside the state of Arizona please visit the NBCOT OT STATE Regulatory Board Contact List at http://www.nbcot.org/state-license-info.