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The Department of Occupational Therapy



Augusta University offers a Masters of Health Science in Occupational Therapy


Our program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

ACOTE can be contacted at: 4720 Montgomery Lane Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. (301)652-AOTA. www.ACOTEONLINE.ORG

A master's degree is the minimum educational level required for entry into the profession as an occupational therapist. To learn more, please visit the Admissions & Curriculum page. 

The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) EXAM (https://SECURE.NBCOT.ORG/DATA/SCHOOLSTATS.ASPX)

All graduating Occupational Therapists must pass the NBCOT exam in order to become licensed to practice in the state of Georgia. Augusta University exam results are among the best in the country. 

The total number of graduates from Augusta University Master of Health Science in Occupational Therapy program during the 3-year period of 2013-2015 was 125 with an overall graduation rate of 98%.

Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2013 39/39 100%
2014 44/44 100%
2015 44/42 95%
TOTAL 127/125 98%

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