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Jul 25 2014

NSF Awards Grant to NYIT Professor for Workshop on Gaming and Therapy

Jul 25 2014

Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New NYIT Medical School Site in Jonesboro

Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Aug 01 2014

NYIT Cyber-Security Talk

Aug 04 2014

B.S./D.O. Enrollment Day

Aug 05 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 05 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 1!

Aug 06 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 2!

Accreditation

The occupational therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) c/o Accreditation Department, American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; 301.652.AOTA; www.aota.org.

The NYIT Masters Program in Occupational Therapy was initally accredited by ACOTE in 2003. On April 28, 2012, the NYIT Masters Program in Occupational Therapy recieved ACOTE Accreditation for 7 years: 2011/2012 through 2018/2019.

The program is approved by the New York State Education Department. Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will certify the candidate as an occupational therapist registered (OTR).

Most states also require licensure in order to practice; however, eligibility for state licenses is usually based on the results of the NBCOT examination, as well as on other requirements.