American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education - (AOTA-ACOTE)
ACOTE is a nationally-recognized accrediting body for occupational therapy educational programs in the United States, Puerto Rico, and internationally, offering one or more of the following credentials for the occupational therapist: professional master’s degree, combined baccalaureate/master’s degree, and/or professional occupational therapy doctorate degree. In addition, ACOTE accredits occupational therapy assistant baccalaureate-degree-level and associate-degree-level educational programs in the United States and Puerto Rico. This recognition includes the accreditation of occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistant educational programs offered via distance education. (2019)
Please refer to the USDE website for their Recognized Scope of Accreditation here (https://www2.ed.gov/admins/finaid/accred/index.html?src=more)
- Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)
- U.S. Department of Education (USDE)
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North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929
The institutions (programs) listed here have been accredited as of August 2019, as reported by the accrediting organization. As information about institutions (programs) that have obtained or lost their accreditation subsequent to this date has become available and verified, these institutions (programs) have been added or deleted.