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Occupational therapy at Salem State offers two unique, part-time evening options for adult learners seeking an entry-level master’s degree in occupational therapy.

  1. Combined BS/MS bridge program in occupational therapy for OT Assistants who have obtained an associate's degree in occupational therapy from an accredited OTA program Note: Only certified occupational therapy assistants with an associate's degree from an accredited institution may apply to this program.
  2. Direct-Entry MS program in occupational therapy for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree in another field of study.

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NBCOT Performance Exam Results


Note: A felony conviction could affect eligibility to sit for the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) examination and make one ineligible for a license from the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Allied Health Professionals.

ACOTE Contact Information

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
301.652.6611, ext. 2914


Degree Programs

Undergraduate and Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Degrees

  • Occupational Therapy

    Combined Undergraduate + Graduate

Graduate Degrees

  • Direct Entry Occupational Therapy


Graduate Performance Results

Academic Year Students Entered/Students Graduated Graduation Rates
2015 7/7 100%
2016 11/11 100%
2017 12/10 83%
3-year Total 30/28 93%

Occupational Therapy News and Events

Occupational Therapy News and Events

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