The Sage Colleges Occupational Therapy Program is registered with the NYS Education Department and accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is

The most recent reaccredidation was granted in May 2007. Upon graduation, students are eligible to sit for the national certification exam that is administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice occupational therapy; however state licenses are usually based on the results of the national certification exam. A felony conviction may affect a graduates ability to sit for the certification exam or to attain state licensure.

The Program's overall pass rate for the 2013 and 2014 time period was 100% (first-time test-takers and test-retakers). Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at

Graduation Rate

For the 3 most recent graduating cohorts (entry into OT program 2010-2012) 92% of students progressed to graduation (94 of 102).

Graduation Year Student Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2012 35/32 91%
2013 34/30 88%
2014 33/32 97%


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