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National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)

Graduates of Tufts program are eligible to apply for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be certified as an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). For information regarding NBCOT's procedures, please contact them at:

Tel: (301) 990-7979
Fax: (301) 869-8492
Email: info@nbcot.org

12 South Summit Avenue
Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Occupational Therapy Licensure
Most states require licensure in order to practice. Some state licenses are issued based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. For specific information on individual state licensure procedures, contact the respective state.

Note: A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination &/or attain state licensure.