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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.

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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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 >


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

Dr. Suzanne Rappaport, a recent OTD graduate is on the AOTA website!

Department Newsletter: News & Notes >

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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., December 7, 2016
      [Room 316]

Occupational Therapy Open House

  — Thu., December 8, 2016

Would you like to learn more about the field of OT? This is the perfect opportunity to meet and mingle with current students, alumni, & staff while learning about opportunities in the field of OT. This event will focus less on admission requirements covered in the information sessions and more on our student's path to finding occupational therapy.
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