Occupational Therapy Assistant Degree Program

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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT DEGREE INFORMATION

The Occupational Therapy Assistant Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program offered at Lincoln College of New England prepares students for entry level practice that reflects the values and attitudes of the occupational therapy profession. The curriculum is designed to provide clinical onsite and hands on classroom instruction to optimize the learning experience of each student.

MORE ABOUT LINCOLN'S OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT PROGRAM ACCREDITATION

The Occupational Therapy Assistant program is 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 and its web address iswww.acoteonline.org.

The occupational therapy assistant program at Lincoln College of New England, Southington, Connecticut, was issued the accredited status of Probationary Accreditation effective August 1, 2014.  The program submitted a Plan of Correction to return the program to full compliance with the Standards within the mandated time period for correction that was accepted by ACOTE at its December 2014 meeting.  Full details of the program’s accredited status are available on this Disclosure Statement on the American Occupational Therapy Association’s website; aota.org.

Graduate Performance Information

NBCOT Certification Examination Performance: For information pertaining to the most recent (2013) performance of OTA graduates on the national certification examination, please access: https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

2011 - 2013 Graduation Data

  • 2011: 15 OTA Graduates – 76% graduation rate
  • 2012: 22 OTA Graduates - 83% graduation rate
  • 2013: 28 OTA Graduates - 79% graduation rate

Previous NBCOT Data

  • 2010 - 2012: For the 3-year calendar time frame (January - December 2010, 2011, and 2012) the OTA program had a total of 50 students graduate.
  • 44 took the certification exam as first-time test takers during this period of time with 30/44 passing the certification exam on their first attempt (68 % pass rate for first time test takers).
  • During the 2011-2012 time frame, 6 graduates passed the exam as repeat test takers, bring the all test takers, during the full time frame, pass rate to 82% (36/44).

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