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Graduation and Program Outcomes

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR GRADUATION THE STUDENT MUST:

  1. Have a grade point average of 2.0 or above
  2. Complete all general, related and occupational therapy assistant courses with a "C" or above
  3. Successfully complete two level II fieldwork experiences within 18 months of classroom coursework.

Upon successful graduation, the student will be eligible to sit for the certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, and apply for state licensure.



Year

Number of Program Graduates

Percentage of first-time test takers who passed the exam

  Graduation Rates 

2011

19

100%

95%

2012

16

89%

75%

2013

18

100%

70%

Total 3-year

53

95.7%

80%


Please note: A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT Certification  Examination or apply for state licensure.

After graduation, the graduate is considered an Occupational Therapy Assistant who will be able to:

1. Plan and carry out Occupational Therapy intervention program, with appropriate supervision, to prevent deficits and to maintain or improve function in daily living skills and in underlying components, e.g., muscle strength, range of motion, coordination, cognition, and visual-spatial perceptions.

2. Participate in managing Occupational Therapy services.

3. Direct activity programs.

4. Incorporate values and attitudes congruent with the profession's standards and ethics.