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Apr 18 2014

Dr. Barbara Ross-Lee Honored for Professional and Public Service

Apr 17 2014

Water-Energy Nexus Conference in China Tackles Global Issues

Apr 16 2014

NYIT Celebrates M.B.A. Graduation at JUFE

Apr 10 2014

NYIT Anatomy Professors Awarded NSF Grant for Evolutionary Studies

Apr 04 2014

NYIT Expert to Lecture on Nation’s Physician Shortage and Poverty

Apr 24 2014

TechDay 2014

Apr 24 2014

The Lion King On Broadway

Apr 24 2014

Job Search Strategies

Apr 25 2014

Relay For Life of NYIT

Apr 25 2014

The Source

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.