2010 -2011 = 375 total candidates took the examination 244 passed the examination (65%)
Initial test takers must have either a Entry-level masters degree in occupational therapy; or A bachelor degree in occupational therapy + a masters degree in occupational therapy and Complete OTED Application – (additional coursework may be required to satisfy requirements.)
Key Dates July 2011 – Eligibility change announced January 1 2013 – deadline for bachelors degree only applications received for processing. July 31 2013 – all bachelors applications that were previously received must be complete – no outstanding documents and all other requirements fulfilled (i.e., TOEFL)
After July 31, 2013– incomplete bachelor applications will be returned to applicant Applicants who do not have a masters degree can retest until July 2014. Testing after July 31, 2014 will require a masters degree in occupational therapy
The only new applications that will be accepted after January 2 nd 2013 will be from candidates that have a masters degree in occupational therapy.
On line Self Assessments On line Practice Tests On line Content Examinations Study Guide
Expedited Application Review - begins May 1 st for determination of educational comparability component review of the OTED process. Application and all requirements must be satisfied All documents must be included Turn around time approximately 6 weeks Fee = $800* * If the application is incomplete it will be returned to the applicant – a service fee will be deducted from the original fee.
Expedited application for OTED comparability review – must be submitted to NBCOT on CD. College transcripts, Program Director letter,TOEFL and Verification of Licensure - must be sent as a primary source document
Effective May 1, 2012 OTED application fees: OTED application materials received via CD for comparability review = $500 OTED application materials received by paper for comparability review = $600 College transcripts, Program Director letter, TOEFL and Verification of Licensure - must be sent as a primary source document