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Serving the public interest by advancing client care and professional practice through evidence-based certification standards and the validation of knowledge essential for effective practice in occupational therapy.Verify an OTR® or COTA®
Exam scores are scheduled to be released on the dates indicated on the calendar. Score release dates are subject to change without notice. NBCOT aims to make exam results available on the scheduled score release date; however, there may be unforeseen circumstances when this is not possible. In these circumstances, scores are posted as soon as possible.
If you want your results on a specific scoring date, you MUST take the exam a minimum of three days prior to the desired score release date.Download a 12-month scoring calendar
Chelsi, from Shawnee State University's class of 2018, is studying to be an OTR.
"Being an occupational therapist will allow me to spend my days caring directly for clients, advocating for their needs, and placing them at the center of their treatment in order to maximize their quality of life in doing the things they need and want to do."