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Tufts University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy
574 Boston Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

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Tel: 617.627.6259
Fax: 617.627.3722


Tufts Department of Occupational Therapy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE): 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. (Phone: 301-652-AOTA) www.AOTA.org and www.acoteonline.org.

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found here.

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.

Graduates are eligible to apply for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Their website is www.nbcot.org.

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Job Opening:
Entry Level Professional Program Director

Beginning Fall 2015, six courses will be required for admission to the program
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Recent News

Jessica Harney's 'Ask the Expert' column in Tufts Now:
What are the symptoms of concussions, and what are the best ways for athletes to deal with them?

Linda Tickle-Degnen helped develop and teach new online course launched by Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF), 'Occupational Therapy: Across the Parkinson's Disease Continuum.'

Professor Ladin's research featured in TuftsNow

Sarah Skeels named to 2015 Paralympic Sailing Team

Department Newsletter

'News & Notes' >


Tufts University Department of Occupational Therapy (also known as the historic Boston School of Occupational Therapy – founded in 1918) is one of the country's top-ranked programs. Through our education, research, and practice, we promote participation in meaningful activity of individuals, communities and populations with diverse needs and experiences. Learn more >

Entry Level Information Sessions

All info sessions are held at 574 Boston Ave., from 5:00-6:00pm

Please click date below to RSVP.

  — Wed., October 12, 2016
      [Room 316]

  — Wed., November 9, 2016
      [Room 316]

  — Wed., December 7, 2016
      [Room 316]