USC’s entry-level master’s degree program is fully accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education® (ACOTE). ACOTE is recognized as the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education by both the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and is also an active member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors.
NBCOT® certification exam data for the last three years of record
The table below displays National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy® (NBCOT) certification examination results of USC students over the last three years of record.
|Exam Period||Number of
|Total for 2011-2013||347||339||313||92.3%|
A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.
USC Graduation and Retention Rates
The table below displays graduation and retention rates of USC students over the last five years of record.
|Entering Class of||Graduation Rate||Retention Rate|
* Graduation date May 2014 ** Graduation date May 2015
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education®
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