Accreditation

Our entry-level professional program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®), and has been since 1943. Our current ten-year accreditation period is from 2012-2013 to 2022-2023. Review the findings from our most recent review.

The Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) is part of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), and can be contacted:

Online at www.acoteonline.org

by telephone at (301) 652-2682,

or by mail at:

ACOTE

c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200

North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929 

Columbia University is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education, most recently in 2016.

We are part of the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, which is accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

Professional Licensure and Certification Disclosure Requirements

Institutions are required to provide certain general disclosures for educational programs, regardless of modality, that prepare students for professional licensure.

The required information relates to whether or not the educational program meets the requirements for professional licensure in all other states.  Where applicable, an institution must also indicate when such a determination cannot be made.

Professional licensure and certification requirements may vary state to state. This information is also subject to change.  Students should contact the appropriate licensing agency for his or her home state to obtain the most up to date information.

Columbia University’s Program in Occupational Therapy is accredited by Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®) and thereby does meets the academic requirements for licensure in all 50 states.

Date of Last Revision: 6/18/20