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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
2015 40/39 98%
2016 40/40 100%
2017 40/38 95%
Total 120/117 98%

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%