The Department of Occupational Therapy


OT Open House

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), located at: 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. For more information, please visit the ACOTE website.

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 NBCOT program data results can be found at National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).   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 2015-2017 was 129 with an overall graduation rate of 96%.

Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2015 44/42 95%
2016 45/45 100%
2017 45/42 93%
TOTAL 134/129 96%

Contact Us

   College of Allied Health
Department of Occupational Therapy
   Health Sciences Bldg, - 2304
987 St. Sebastian Way
Augusta, GA 30912
   Phoebe Prestridge
   706-721-3641  
   studyot@augusta.edu