Certification and Retention Data 2013-2015


The current Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) Standards for an Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) program includes Standard A.4.2.

The total number of graduates from the Lake Area Technical Institute Occupational Therapy Assistant Program during the 3-year period of 2013-2015 was 54, with an overall graduation rate of 75%.

Graduation Year Students
Entering/Graduating
Graduation Rate
2013 24/14 58%
2014 25/23 92%
2015 23/17 74%
Total 72/54 75%

The ACOTE Standards for an OTA program also includes Standard A.5.6. The average pass rate over the three most recent calendar years for graduates attempting the national certification examination within 12 months of graduation from the program must be 80% or higher (regardless of the number of attempts).

Graduation Year Total Number of Graduates Total Number of NG* Testing Total Number of NG* Passing Pass Rate of NG*
2013 14 14 14 100%
2014 23 19 18 95%
2015 17 17 16 94%
3 Year Total 54 50 48 96%

*NG – New graduate = defined as within 12 months of graduation

Testing data can be confirmed at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

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