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Accreditation - Occupational Therapy

The entry-level Master of Occupational Therapy Program was recently re-accredited in May 2013, with a full ten year accreditation status through May 2023.  The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department, American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 4720 Montgomery Lane Suite 200 Bethesda, MD 20814-3449, (301) 652-2682 (301) 652-2682.  www.acoteonline.org

Graduates of the MOT programs will be able to take the national certification examination for occupational therapists administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this examination, the individual will be an occupational therapist, registered (OTR).

Loma Linda University Department of Occupational Therapy Graduation Rates

Loma Linda University is above the national average in acceptance of a diverse group of students. Students come to Loma Linda University from multiple cultural backgrounds, religions, and countries.The table below is a report of graduation rates of the MOT program over the last three years.

Graduation Year

Students Entering/Graduating

Graduation Rate

2013

40/42

95%

2014

52/56

93%

2015

51/52

98%

Total

143/150

95%

NBCOT Exam Results

Data reported here is based on the 2013 ACOTE standard A5.6, and encompasses all Loma Linda University graduates who took the certification examination during the 2013 calendar year.

The NBCOT results may be seen at this link:   https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

Loma Linda Test Takers reported by NBCOT

    Number of Test Takers Percentage of test takers
Year Number of Test Takers passing within a year passing
2013 43 40 93%
2014 52 51 98%
2015 48 47 98%

Loma Linda University is above the national average in regards to acceptance of a diverse group of students. Students come to Loma Linda from various cultural backgrounds, religions, and countries.