Occupational Therapy

Baylor University discloses that  Doctor of Occupational Therapy program will fulfill state/territory educational requirements for professional licenses.

Some state licensing boards require additional requirements beyond education, which may include (but are not limited to): additional post-graduation examinations or experience, application and licensing fees, criminal background checks, reference checks, fingerprint submissions, etc. Continuing education may also be required for maintenance of certification/licensure. Make sure you understand and review any additional requirements prior to enrolling in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program.

State licensing requirements are always subject to change at the discretion of the state licensing board. The University will routinely update this page, but we strongly recommend you inquire with the applicable state board to confirm your eligibility for licensure prior to enrolling in the Doctor of Occupational Therapy program. For any questions regarding licensure, please contact the state/territory agency directly.

Licensing requirements vary by state/territory and relocating could impact whether you will meet eligibility requirements for licensure. For any questions about relocation eligibility, contact the agency where you desire licensure before relocating to ensure that you will be eligible for licensure or reciprocity.

Carefully review the educational prerequisites for your intended state/territory of licensure and whether our program meets those requirements for licensure. Use the agency contact information provided below to clarify or confirm any requirements.

If questions remain after reviewing the information provided below, contact your program advisor. While the University can provide initial guidance, it is ultimately your responsibility to continually check with the state/territory where you intend to seek licensure to confirm all licensing/certification requirements.

The State Licensing Requirements should indicate if the program curriculum Meets the requirements in these states and US Territories, Does NOT Meet the requirement in these states and US Territories or Undetermined if the program has not yet determined if the curriculum requirements are met for these states and US Territories.

Search Disclosures by State

StatesName and URL of State Licensing Board or DepartmentState Licensing Requirements?
AlabamaAlabama OT BoardMeets
AlaskaAlaska State PT & OT BoardMeets
ArizonaArizona Board of Occupational Therapy ExaminersMeets
ArkansasArkansas State Occupational Therapy Examining CommitteeMeets
CaliforniaCalifornia Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
ColoradoColorado Office of Occupational TherapyMeets
ConnecticutDepartment of Public Health Occupational Therapy LicensureMeets
DelawareBoard of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
FloridaFlorida Board of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
GeorgiaGeorgia State Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
HawaiiHawaii Professional & Vocational Licensing DivisionMeets
IdahoIdaho Bureau of Occupational LicensesMeets
IllinoisIllinois Occupational Therapy BoardMeets
IndianaIndiana Occupational Therapy CommitteeMeets
IowaIowa Board of Physical Therapy and Occupational TherapyMeets
KansasKansas Board of Healing ArtsMeets
KentuckyKentucky Board of Licensure For Occupational TherapyMeets
LouisianaLouisiana State Board of Medical ExaminersMeets
MaineMaine Board of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
MarylandMaryland Board of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
MassachusettsMassachusetts Board of RegistrationMeets
MichiganMichigan Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
MinnesotaMinnesota Board of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
MississippiMississippi State Department of HealthMeets
MissouriMissouri State Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
MontanaMontana Board of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
NebraskaNebraska Board of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
NevadaNevada Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
New HampshireOccupational Therapy Governing BoardMeets
New JerseyNJ Occupational Therapy Advisory CouncilMeets
New MexicoNM Board of Examiners For Occupational TherapyMeets
New YorkState Board Office For Occupational TherapyMeets
North CarolinaNorth Carolina Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
North DakotaNorth Dakota State Board of OT PracticeMeets
OhioOhio OT, PT and Athletic Trainers BoardMeets
OklahomaOklahoma State Board of Medical LicensureMeets
OregonOregon Occupational Therapy Licensing BoardMeets
PennsylvaniaPennsylvania State Board of OT Education and LicensureMeets
Rhode IslandRhode Island Board of Occupational Therapy PracticeMeets
South CarolinaSouth Carolina Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
South DakotaSouth Dakota Board of Medical & Osteopathic ExaminersDoes Not Meet
TennesseeTennessee Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
TexasTexas Executive Council of PT & OT ExaminersMeets
UtahUtah Occupational Therapy BoardMeets
VermontVermont Occupational Therapy AdvisorsMeets
VirginiaVirginia Advisory Board On Occupational TherapyMeets
WashingtonWashington Occupational Therapy Practice BoardMeets
West VirginiaWest Virginia Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
WisconsinOccupational Therapy Affiliated Credentialing BoardMeets
WyomingWyoming Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
American SamoaN/AN/A
District of ColumbiaDistrict of Columbia Board of Occupational TherapyMeets
Northern Mariana IslandsN/AN/A
Puerto RicoOffice of Regulations & Certification of Health ProfessionalsDoes Not Meet
US Virgin IslandsUnited States Virgin Islands Department of HealthDoes Not Meet

* Reciprocity: The examination shall be waived for CCC holders and for persons who have met the educational, practical, experience, and examination requirements of another state/jurisdiction with equivalent requirements.

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Last Updated: September 08, 2021 by VL