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APPLICATION PROCEDURE

 

  1. Submit a complete MOT application packet for MOT selection committee review to the MOT Program; all materials should be submitted simultaneously in one package to the program office on or before the April 1 MOT application deadline of the year preceding Fall semester entry into the program. Submit materials before April 1 to:

    WNMU Allied Health, MOT Program
    PO Box 680 Silver City NM 88062
    Phone: 575.538.6442

  2. After all documents necessary are received by the MOT program and successful graduate school admission is determined, the MOT program application committee will evaluate individual MOT applications and evaluate program specific entrance criteria. The committee will make final program admission determinations and extend a letter of admittance or provisional admittance to successful program candidates by May 15th.

  3. Students may be provisionally admitted but may not proceed beyond 12 credit hours in the program without meeting full admission criteria requirements for the MOT program.

 

Accreditation: the COTA to MOT Program has received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), http://www.aota.org, is located at:

 

4720 Montgomery Lane, Ste 200

Bethesda MD 20814-3449

telephone # 301.652.6611


Certification: Graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (www.nbcot.org). After successful completion of this exam, they receive the title of Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR).


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