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Kettering College Classes Meeting Online, Faculty & Staff Working Remotely, Due to Coronavirus

Kettering College has moved all face-to-face classes and business operations online as we take precautions to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe during the current novel coronavirus pandemic.

All student activities & events, including those on campus are canceled until further notice.

Student Services (Admissions, Financial Aid, and Records), and Academic Support (tutoring, Writing Center, career services, and advising) have also moved online. It is still their priority to serve students, answer questions, and enroll students for the upcoming semesters.

For up-to-date information, please check www.kc.edu/coronavirus.

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OTD Frequently Asked Questions

    • What is your accreditation status?

      ACCREDITED DOCTORAL-DEGREE-LEVEL OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM The entry-level occupational therapy doctoral degree 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. Graduates of the program 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.

    • Do you require observation hours?

      Twenty (20) hours observation of an occupational therapist. Evidence of a current OTA license can be substituted for the observation hours.

    • Do you have a rolling admissions process?

      If there are an insufficient number of qualified applicants to fill the 28 positions, a rolling admissions process will be implemented.

    • Do you have a wait list?

      Following interviews all applicants will be ranked in total score from highest to lowest.  Positions in the program will be offered in writing to the top applicants. Applicants accepting the offers will be required to submit a formal written acceptance and a $500 non-refundable deposit.  The $500 will be applied to the first semester’s tuition. If any applicant does not accept an offer or fails to submit the deposit, the next person in the ranking will be offered the position.  This will continue until all positions are filled.  Once all positions are filled, any applicants left on the ranking list will be placed on a wait list.

    • Do you require all course work to be complete prior to applying to the program?

      Course work is only required to be completed 30 days prior to the start of the cohort you are entering.

    • Where can the GRE code for Kettering College be located?

      Select GRE Designated Institution Code (DI) 4665 to submit your official GRE score directly to OTCAS.

    • Can you review my transcripts and guide me on what is still need for the application process?

      Kettering College now uses Transferology to confirm transferable courses. Login to Transferology (https://www.transferology.com/index.htm)
      to see how your courses will transfer, and contact us with any additional questions.

    • Do you currently accept transfer students?

      At the present, we DO NOT accept any OTD transfer courses.  All applicants must take ALL OTD courses from us

    • International Credit Transfers

      If you have received college credit from any international college or university, you’ll need to have an official transcript mailed to Kettering College directly from the institution(s), and will need to have the transcript(s) officially translated by a company that provides credential evaluation, such as WES, ECE, or Josef Silny (www.wes.org, www.ece.org, www.jsilny.com).

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