National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Exam Pass Rates

The first class of Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) students will graduate in May 2017. Therefore, outcome data for the OTD Class of 2017 is not yet available.

For the years 2013-2015, graduates of the University of South Dakota Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy achieved an overall pass rate of 100 percent. First-time results as well as results for all attempts are provided in the table below and on the NBCOT web page (https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx). 

Year Number of First-Time Test Takers Percent Who Passed - First Attempt Percent Who Passed - All Attempts
2013 24
96%
100%
2014 24 100% 100%
2015 27 96% 100%
Total 3-Year 75 97.3% 100%

Retention and Progression

 Graduation Year
Students Entering/Graduating
Graduation Rate
 2013-2014  26/24  92.3%
 2014-2015  26/26  100%
 2015-2016  27/25  96%
 Total 3-Year
 79/75 94.9%