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Occupational therapy launches new alumni leadership award program 

TWU distinguished alumna Virginia Chandler-Dykes joined by Noralyn Pickens, Associate Director of School of Occupational Therapy announced a new occupational therapy leadership award Friday, February 5 at the conclusion of the 23rd annual Vanderkooi Endowed Lectureship held at the TWU T. Boone Pickens Institute of Health Sciences-Dallas Center.
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In The News

Dr. Tina Fletcher, along with students from the School of Occupational Therapy, partnered with the Dallas Zoo for Sensory Friendly Day.  This day was designed for individuals with autism, their families, and others who may benefit from a sensory-friendly experience.

Graduate Student Council Awards 

The School of Occupational Therapy was honored with the following Graduate Student Council awards:

Outstanding Graduate Research Assistant Nominee 
Outstanding Doctoral Student Nominee
Outstanding Faculty Nominees - Diane Brown, Tina Fletcher and William Sit
Outstanding Department Nominee 

OT Information Sessions

Interested in Occupational Therapy? Attend an OT information session at the Dallas Center. 

Registration for June 4th session now open - Register Here

  • June 4, 2016
  • September 10, 2016

Accreditation & Graduation Rates

The School of Occupational Therapy graduated a total of 372 Master of Occupational Therapy students from 2012-2014 with a graduation rate of 91.5%. 

Graduation Year Student Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2012 133/114 86%
2013 141/136 96%
2014 132/122 92%
Total 406/372 91.5%

Program data results are available at the National Board of Certified Occupational Therapy Examiners (NBCOT) at

The TWU MOT Program has full ACOTE accreditation status.

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
(301) 652-AOTA (2682)

Academic / Administrative Complaints & Appeals

Course Rotation (pdf)

Mary Joyce Newsom Award - April 27, 2016

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U.S. Department of Education Gainful Employment Disclosure

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(No longer accepting students)

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