Graduation and Exam Pass Rate
Chatham University Master of Occupational Therapy
The total number of graduates from the Chatham University Master of Occupational Therapy program during the 3-year period of 2015-2017 was 117 with an overall graduation rate of 98%.
|Graduation Year||Student Entering/Graduating||Graduation Rate|
Graduates of the Chatham University Master of Occupational Therapy Program are eligible to take the certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc., One Bank Street, Suite 300, Gaithersburg, MD 20878. Phone: (301) 990-7979; email: www.nbcot.org. Upon successful completion of this exam, the graduate will be an occupational therapist, registered (OTR). Additionally, most states require licensure to practice. State licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification examination. A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or to attain state licensure.
Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://www.nbcot.org/Educators/Home#SchoolPerformance To locate Chatham University program results, search for "Pennsylvania", "OT Masters-Level Programs".
For the three most recent calendar years (2015, 2016, and 2017), the performance of the graduates of the occupational therapy program was as follows:
|NBCOT Certification Results (2015, 2016, 2017)|
|Total # of program graduates||117|
|Total # of new graduates (NG) testing||117|
|Total # of first time test takers who passed the NBCOT exam||100|
|Percentage of first time test takers who passed the NBCOT exam||85%|
|Total # of NG who passed the NBCOT exam within one year of graduation||116|
|Percentage of NG who passed the NBCOT exam within one year of graduation||99%|