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Occupational Therapy at Grand Valley State University

The Occupational Therapy Program faculty takes great pride in the quality of graduates that come through our program.

This quality is evident in the following points:

  • 98.4% 3 year aggregate pass rate for first-time test takers (2009, 2010, 2011) on NBCOT National Certification Examination. This score gives GVSU the highest pass rate in the state of Michigan.
  • 100% of Our Graduates who want to work in the field of occupational therapy are employed in the field
  • 58 Million Dollar State-of-the-Art Facility Including:
    • Patient Simulation Labs
    • Model Living Suite
    • Human Occupations Lab

For Information relating to the MSOT Weekend Program, please click on the 'OT Hybrid Program' tab to the left.

IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS CHANGE:
Admissions deadline for both the traditional and the hybrid program is January 15.

All candidates must select one program for which to apply, simultaneous application to both programs is not allowed.

At least 9 credit hours of prerequisites must be completed at the time of application.

All volunteer experience hours must be included at the time of application.

Effective for the Fall of 2016 admissions, a basic statistics course will be required at the time of application.

 

2013 pass rate data is now available online at https://secure.nbcot.ord/data/schoolstats.aspx

Year

Number of Program Graduates

Number of First-time Test Takers

Number of First-time Test Takers who Passed the Exam

Percentage of First-time Test takers who Passed the Exam

Average Score for First-time Test Takers who Passed the Exam

2010

21

21

20

95.2%

488

2011

24

24

24

100%

484

2012

27

26

24

92.3%

491

Total

72

71

68

95.7%

NA

 

Department of Occupational Therapy
Grand Valley State University
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
301 Michigan St. NE, Suite 247
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
phone (616) 331-5700
fax (616) 331-5654

Page last modified March 17, 2014