Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Dominican's Weekend College B.S./M.S. program in Occupational Therapy is an entry-level master's degree program designed for qualified students with various educational backgrounds. The program presents a sequence of courses in the Graduate Weekend College's trimester-based weekend system, with class sessions approximately every third weekend. Through a series of intensive, sequential learning experiences, the student is actively engaged in his/her own professional development.
The entry-level Master's program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
AOTA, 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220; phone (301) 652-AOTA.
Graduates of accredited programs are able to sit for the national certification examination for Occupational Therapists administered by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). Most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.