Penn State DuBois Associate in Science in Occupational Therapy Program graduates are eligible to take the certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. | 12 South Summit Ave, Suite 100, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4150 | Phone: (301) 990-7979 | Fax: (301)869-8492 | www.nbcot.org
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You may also access the direct link for NBCOT Accredited Occupational Therapy Education Program Performance Data on the NBCOT National Certification Exam:
NOTE: The percentage on the above link represents the Aggregate 2013 NBCOT Passing Rate for the Berks, Dubois, & Mont Alto Associate in Science in Occupational Therapy Programs.
Are there any factors that would prohibit me from taking the certification exam?
If you have a felony conviction on your record, this may affect your ability to sit for the certification examination administered by NBCOT after you graduate; this can subsequently affect your ability to attain state licensure. Before applying to the OTA program, you can contact NBCOT for information on their early determination program to assess examination eligibility. Go to www.nbcot.org and read the Early Review section for further details.
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