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Occupational Therapy Program
Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328

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Both the Master of Occupational Therapy (M.O.T.) and the Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) have been 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. ACOTE's phone number, c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. For additional information please visit: http://www.acoteonline.org

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097. Phone (404) 679-4501) to award associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees. For additional information please visit: http://sacscoc.org/

Below are the students' outcomes in the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) certification and graduation rates for both: a) Entry Level Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) and b) Entry Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD). Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

A. ENTRY LEVEL MASTER OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (MOT)

Year Number of Program Graduates Number of first-time takers Number of first-time test takers who passed the exam Percentage of first-time test takers who passed the exam
2013 45 49 43 88%
2014 60 59 50 85%
2015 50 46 41 89%
Total 3-year 155 154 134 87%

The total number of graduates from the Nova Southeastern University Master of Occupational Therapy program during the 3-year period of 2013-2015 was 156 with an overall graduation rate of 97%.

Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2013 43/46 93%
2014 58/60 92%
2015 50/50 100%
Total 151/156 97%

B. ENTRY LEVEL DOCTOR OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (OTD) 

Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2015 20/15 75%
Total 20/15 75%