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Occupational Therapy Assistant

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Student Outcomes

Graduates of the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Northland Community and Technical College have completed the certification exam administered by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). National certification examination outcomes for 2013:

Eleven individuals graduated from the NCTC OTA program during this period.

Thirteen new graduates took the national certification exam during this period.

Thirteen of those new graduates passed the national certification exam during this period.

100 percent of NCTC OTA new graduates who took the national certification exam during this time passed the exam during that period.

The total number of graduates who passed the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) certification examination as new graduate test takers in 2013 was 13 out of 13, which is a 100% pass rate. During this time period, the OTA program had 11 graduates.

Results of National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination

YearNumber of
Program Graduates
Number of New Graduates
who passed the exam
Percentage of New Graduates
who passed the exam
20131113100%


The OTA program at NCTC has a 73 percent graduation rate for the period of 2011-2013. The percentages of students who enrolled in the program and graduated within two years are:
65% graduation rate for 2013
74% graduation rate for 2012
80% graduation rate for 2011

Click on the direct link to view the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) program data results.