News & Updates

ACOTE statement

COVID19 Q&A 4-23-20

Statement from ACOTE® regarding COVID-19   Please continue to monitor (announcements & newsletters) for previous and continuous updates. If you have any questions please

ACOTE statement

COVID19 Update 4-14-20

ACOTE continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic situation and are working to assist programs through this difficult time. ACOTE understands that occupational therapy educational programs

ACOTE statement

ACOTE Announcement-COVID19

The Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) continues to closely monitor the rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on OT and OTA


ACOTE’s New Address

As you may have heard, AOTA moved on December 16, 2019. AOTA’s (and ACOTE’s) new office address is 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda,

Program Numbers

Program Numbers: January 2020

As of January 16, 2020, the number of programs in the accreditation process totaled 579*. Accredited Programs 36 OT Doctoral 128 OT Master’s* 0 OTA


ACOTE Webinars – Winter 2020

Four webinars are available to all AOTA members on Individuals who pass with an 80% or better will receive a certificate of completion. The


2020 Annual Fees

Annual fees are due each year, including the year in which an on-site evaluation is scheduled. For new programs, the annual fee becomes effective with


USDE Policy Reminder

At the July 2019 meeting, ACOTE voted that all programs must adhere to a full comprehensive review prior to accreditation term expiration. Therefore, programs that


Cohort Size Clarification

When reporting program numbers to ACOTE, please provide the exact number of students in the cohort. If there are multiple programs, please report cohort size