The Baylor University Doctor of Occupational Therapy program is a 2-year, hybrid learning program. Our students and faculty live all over the country, learning online from their communities and traveling to our onsite lab facilities in Waco, TX twice per semester for face-to-face immersive labs. This means we can search nationally for the very best faculty for our students. We have multiple Adjunct Faculty opportunities within many of our courses and have a growing need for Fieldwork Educators across a range of clinical settings. We highly encourage our Fieldwork Educators to apply for Adjunct Faculty positions, as experience within our didactic program will enhance the fieldwork experience for our students.
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The Baylor University entry-level doctoral occupational therapy degree (OTD) program has been granted Candidate for Accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929, (301) 652-AOTA, www.acoteonline.org. Candidate for Accreditation is a pre-accreditation status that indicates the program is progressing toward accreditation and may matriculate students in professional courses. Candidate for Accreditation does not assure eventual accreditation.
To be eligible to take the NBCOT certification exam, OTR candidates must graduate with an entry-level occupational therapy degree from an ACOTE accredited occupational therapy (OT) program. Per USDE regulations, all credits and degrees earned and issued by a program holding Candidate for Accreditation status are considered to be from an accredited program. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. The Baylor University OTD Program meets the educational requirements for certification in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.