The occupational therapy assistant program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is

All practicing Occupational Therapy Assisstantin Puerto Rico are required to pass the Puerto Rico licensing exam or the NBCOT. A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or to attain state licensure exam. Information on the guidelines for felony convictions can be provided by the PR Board of Occupational Therapy at (787) 753-4099 or found under Publications “disciplinary actions” at . In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education

c/o Accreditation Department

4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200

Bethesda, MD 20814-3449


Fax: 301.652.1417