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NBCOT and Program Outcomes

Graduation Outcomes

For the three year period 2014-2016, the total number of graduates from the Touro College Occupational Therapy Department was as follows:

Of the 51 students entering in 2011, 49 of them graduated in 2014, 2015, or 2016 (96% graduation rate);

Of the 52 students entering in 2012, 48 of them graduated in 2015 or 2016 (92% graduation rate). *Additional students, who extended their studies, are expected to graduate in 2017;

Of the 58 students entering in 2013, 52 of them graduated by 2016 (90% graduation rate). *Additional students, who extended their studies, are expected to graduate in 2017 and 2018.

Graduation Rates - Occupational Therapy
*students are given the option to enroll in the OT program for completion in 3 years or to extend their studies to complete in 4 or 5 years.  

National Board for Certification in Occupation Therapy (NBCOT) Exam Results

Graduates of our program are eligible to sit for the NBCOT examination. Data for NBCOT certification pass rate is available on the NBCOT website and is summarized in the table below:

Year

NBCOT pass percentage** (%)

2014

96

2015

88

2016

91

 

**The NBCOT pass rate is calculated based on the number of new graduates who passed the NBCOT exam during the testing year to meet ACOTE’s reporting standard.

Employment and employer satisfaction

Employers of our graduates are satisfied with performance. 100% of the employers of our graduates, who responded to a survey in 2017, were satisfied or very satisfied with their performance, and 94% were likely or very likely to hire another graduate of the Touro College Occupational Therapy Programs.

Our graduates are successfully employed. 100% of the graduates of the Touro College Occupational Therapy class of 2016, who responded to a survey, indicated that, after receiving credentials, they obtained a job as an occupational therapist within one year of graduation.