The Brenau School of Occupational Therapy entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree programs at the Gainesville, Georgia and North Atlanta campuses are 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 telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA. Graduates of the programs will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.
Graduation requirements include successful completion of all Level I and II Fieldworks. Level II Fieldwork must be completed within 24 months of academic program completion.
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)ACOTE c/o Accreditation Department American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) 4720 Montgomery Lane Bethesda, MD 20814-3449 (Phone) 301.652.AOTA