NBCOT Exam Pass Rates, Accreditation, and Retention Rates


OTA Program Student and Program Outcomes

22           Number of Graduates
82%        Graduation Rates 


22           Number of Graduates

73%        Graduation Rates


23           Number of Graduates

89%        Graduation Rates



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 or the website of www.acoteonline.org



The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) program data results page can be found at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx.



Credentialing as a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA) is separate from Madison College graduation.  Certification with the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) requires passing a nationally administered OTA competency Examination.  For more information please visit:  www.nbcot.org.

Licensure by the State of Wisconsin or other states requires passing this certification exam and complying with any other state credentialing requirements.  A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.


(updated February 2015)