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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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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.

View program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

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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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.

"A Century of Care and Innovation"
– The Department of Occupational Therapy Celebrates Its Centennial. Learn about our story >

Announcements & Events

NEW Entry-level doctoral program!
Program begins June 10th, 2019

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Healthy Aging

100 Year Celebration
Tufts University's Historic Boston School of Occupational Therapy
Sat., June 2, 2018
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Information Session
Thurs, June 7th | 5:30 - 6:30pm
574 Boston Ave.


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