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The Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD)
Welcome to the Occupational Therapy Doctoral Program. We want to partner with those who desire to grow professionally, personally, and spiritually during their healing ministry journey.
I welcome any questions, comments, or concerns. Please email our program at OTD@kc.edu.
Dr. Terrance Anderson, Founding OTD Program Director
Our OTD Mission Statement
The Occupational Therapy Doctoral program at Kettering College is committed to excellence in the education of self-reflecting, trustworthy, innovative, caring, competent, collaborative, culturally aware, and culturally sensitive entry-level occupational therapists to serve the community in southern Ohio.
Upcoming Information Sessions
Join us for any of the upcoming informational sessions about the OTD program. The sessions will be held at Kettering College Ollie Davis Medical Arts Center located at 68 Darst Road, Beavercreek Ohio, 45440. Please reserve your attendance by emailing us at email@example.com.
Information Session Dates
Monday, July 10, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, November 14, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Tuesday, December 12, 2017, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Certification Pass Rates for Graduates
Graduates of Occupational Therapy programs are eligible to take the Occupational Therapy Certification through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Successful pass rates for test takers is available at HTTPS://SECURE.NBCOT.ORG/DATA/SCHOOLSTATS.ASPX
|Class Graduation Date||Number Admitted||Number Graduated||(%) NBCOT Pass Rate
within 12 months after graduation
The entry-level occupational therapy doctoral degree program has been granted preaccreditation status 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 ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION ACCREDITATION MANUAL VI.E. Revised December 2015 Section VI – Page 17 Web address is www.acoteonline.org.
The program must complete an on-site evaluation and be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates 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, all 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. A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s eligibility to sit for the NBCOT certification exam or to obtain state licensure.
If you have questions about the OTD degree, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.