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Department of Occupational Therapy
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The Tufts Department of Occupational Therapy has formed a Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Racial Justice (DEIRJ) Committee that includes faculty and staff within the OT Department. We will soon add student and alumni members so those voices are represented to enact needed change.

Recent Faculty News and Accomplishments

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Interested in Occupational Therapy at Tufts?

Tufts University Department of Occupational Therapy is committed to providing students with exceptional opportunities to learn and grow as they transition from the classroom to successful careers in occupational therapy.

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COVID-19 and Tufts:

Guidelines for coming to campus

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Racial Justice:

Read department action statement

Job Opening:

Part-time Lecturer

Ergonomics at Home:

Guidelines & Recommendations
Workplace Set-Up

Graduate Offering:

Assistive Technology Certificate 
Learn about the Program

OT Blog:

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New Program Offered:

Entry-level doctoral program as of June, 2019
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Tufts Department of Occupational Therapy accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE): 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. (Phone: 301-652-AOTA) and

Currently, our Entry-Level Masters Program is fully accredited. The Entry-Level Doctoral program has applied for accreditation and has been granted Preaccreditation Status by ACOTE. The program will complete an on-site evaluation late Fall 2021. The program must be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Learn more about our accreditation status.

View program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

ACOTE is recognized as the accrediting agency for occupational therapy education by both the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation, and is also an active member of the Association of Specialized and Professional Accreditors. 

Graduates are eligible to apply for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).