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Occupational Therapy Assistant

Program Facts

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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 the 3 year time period 2011 through 2013:

Forty-nine individuals graduated from the NCTC OTA program during this period.

Thirty-four students took the national certification exam for the first time during this period.

Twenty-three of those first time test takers passed the national certification exam on their first attempt.

67 percent of NCTC OTA new graduates who took the national certification exam for the first 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 first-time new graduate test takers in 2011-2013 was 23 out of 34, which is a 68% pass rate. During that 3 year time period, the OTA program had 41 graduates.

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

YearNumber 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
20111611545%
2012149567%
201311141393%
Totals 3-year41342368%


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