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Department of Occupational Therapy
Tufts University
574 Boston Ave.
Medford, MA 02155

Tel: 617.627.6259
Fax: 617.627.3722
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Accreditation

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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Welcome

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.
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Summer 2017

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Occupational Therapy Information Sessions

Wed., July 26, 2017 | 5:00pm | Room 310

Wed., August 9, 2017 | 5:00pm | Room 310

Recent News

MS and the Decision to Use a Wheelchair: Is It Time?
OT faculty member Janet Curran Brooks was interviewed and contributed to the article. (May 2017)

OT response to Fidget Fad: May 2017

Working Towards Independence

Working Toward Independence
Occupational therapy and engineering students collaborate with people with disabilities to create assistive technologies that improve lives. (May 2017)

Congratulations to OT faculty member Peggy Morris, a recipient of this spring's 2017 Teaching with Technology Awards!

Running with a Reason
Tufts Marathon Team raises money to support nutrition, medical and fitness programs at Tufts. (April 2017)

Department Newsletter: News & Notes >

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