Accreditation, Student Outcomes, and Certification
In February of 2013, the James Madison University Master of Occupational Therapy (M.O.T.) Program received a ten year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). We will be going up for accreditation again during the 2022-2023 academic year.
Contact Information for ACOTE:
- Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
- ACOTE c/o AOTA
- 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200
- North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
- Phone: 301-652-2682
- Website: http://www.acoteonline.org
Graduates of the James Madison University Master of Occupational Therapy Program are eligible to apply to take the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Board Exam ® (NBCOT). Applicants should be aware that a Character Review is part of the certification process. Please go to the NBCOT Character Review website at https://www.nbcot.org/Students/Services#character A felony conviction/charge may affect as well as other disciplinary actions may affect a graduate’s eligibility to sit for the NBCOT exam and/or apply for state licensure.
Effective January 1, 2018: candidates applying as first-time test takers will be subject to background checks.
- One Bank Street
- Suite 300
- Gaithersburg, MD 20878
NBCOT Certification Exam Results
JMU OT Program student exam results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Exam can be found online at: https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx
To date, 268 students have successfully graduated from the James Madison University Master of Occupational Therapy Program. During the last three-year period of 2017-2019, sixty-nine (69) students graduated, with an overall graduation rate of 97%.
|Graduation (Cohort) Year||Number of Students Entering Cohort||Number of Students Graduating from Cohort||Graduation Rates|
|Class of 2017||21||20||95%|
|Class of 2018||24||22||92%|
|Class of 2019||24||25*||100%|
|Past Three Years||69
*student reentered program into subsequent cohort