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Issue Date: December 2019
Published Online: December 18, 2019
Updated: April 30, 2020
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American Journal of Occupational Therapy, December 2019, Vol. 73, 7312420007. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2018.73S212
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, December 2019, Vol. 73, 7312420007. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2018.73S212
Subject: Education of Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants
Effective: 4/89
Revised: 4/19
BPPC Reviewed: 7/15
Rescinded:
Code: RA Motion 4/83, 4/87, 4/89, 2003M54, 2003M56, 2011AprC5;
RAM02-040419
Purpose: To state the education required for entry into occupational therapy.
It Shall Be the Policy of the Association That:
  • 1. The Association require entry-level education at the associate or bachelor degree level for occupational therapy assistants.
  • 2. The Association require entry-level education at the master’s or doctoral level for occupational therapists.