Engage in client-centered therapy. Enhance the lives of others.
Become a part of Worcester State University’s Occupational Therapy program–where the love of working with people intersects with healthcare and community.
As a student in the program, you will become a capable practitioner ready to help people build or regain the skills they need to live independently. Through captivating classroom curriculum, as well as fieldwork and partnerships with community organizations, you will emerge as a vital catalyst in the lives of people who require individualized care.
Why study at Worcester State?
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Wellness & Disability Groups
- OT Theories
- Therapeutic Approaches for Children & Adolescents
- Community Health
- Kinesiology Lab
- Psych of Aging
- Psychosocial Therapeutic Approaches
- Therapeutic Approaches for Elders
- Global Health Issues
- Assistive Technology
- Clinical Reasoning
Where can your Worcester State degree take you?
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The Occupational Therapy Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’S telephone number, c/o AOTA, is 301-652-AOTA, and its web address is www.acoteonline.org
This data is slightly different than what is posted on NBCOT’s site. This chart represents the graduation rate and the number of first-time test takers who passed the certification exam. The information on NBCOT’s site shows the percentage of students who passed the certification exam within one year of graduation. As evidenced by NBCOT’s data, all graduates from Worcester State University are successful in passing the certification exam
Occupational Therapy Outcome Data
Date of Graduation No. of Students Entering / Graduating As a Cohort* Graduation Rate No. of Graduates Taking NBCOT Exam May 2018 7/9** >100% 9 December 2018 16/16 100% 16 May 2019 8/8 100% 8 December 2019 16/16 100% 16 May 2020 10/10*** - - August 2020 0/3 (from May 2020) 100% 3 December 2020 0/7 (from May 2020) 24/10*** 100% 100% 17 May 2021 0/14 (from December 2020)*** 12/9**** 100% 100% 14 December 2021 0/2 (from May 2020)*** 23/22**** 95% 24 (not in total below) TOTAL 116/117*** 98%*** 93
* Denotes the number of students entering the 900-level courses (graduate courses)
** One student was delayed due to academic reasons in December 2017 and joined the May 2018 cohort. Another student completed an optional Level II FW which delayed graduation.
***Due to COVID-19, students delayed for Level II Fieldwork.
****Delayed for various reasons.
Performance data for all accredited OT programs on the NBCOT examination can be found on the NBCOT site.