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South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy

Qualifications for Licensure

OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST:

An applicant for licensure as an occupational therapist shall file a written application on forms provided by the Board showing to the satisfaction of the Board that the applicant:

1. has graduated from an occupational therapy educational program approved by ACOTE or other AOTA endorsed accrediting body for occupational therapy or other educational program which the Board considers to be substantially equivalent;

2. has completed successfully a minimum of six months of supervised field work experience at an educational institution approved by the educational institution where the applicant met the academic requirements;

3. has passed a Board-approved certification exam for the occupational therapist, and

4. is in good standing with NBCOT or other Board-approved certification program.


OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT:

An applicant for licensure as an occupational therapy assistant shall file a written application on forms provided by the Board showing to the satisfaction of the Board that the applicant:

1. has graduated from an occupational therapy assistant educational program approved by ACOTE or other AOTA endorsed accrediting body for occupational therapy or other educational program which the Board considers to be substantially equivalent;

2. has completed successfully a minimum of two months of supervised field work experience at a recognized educational institution or a training program approved by the educational institution where the applicant met the academic requirements;

3. has passed a Board-approved certification exam for the occupational therapy assistant; and

4. is in good standing with NBCOT or other board-approved certification program.

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