Accreditation and Outcomes

The M.O.T. program was approved in 2008 by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. It is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association. ACOTE can be contacted by mail at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland 20814-3449 or by telephone at (301) 652-AOTA.  The Council's web address is

The total number of graduates from the Radford University Master of Occupational Therapy program during the 3-year period of 2014-2016 was 64, with an overall retention rate of 94%.   

Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate NBCOT Exam Pass Rate
2014 25/23 92% 100%
2015 20/19 95% 100%
2016 23/22 96% 100%
Total 68/64 94%  

The program's pass rates on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) certification examination are published online at