Occupational Therapy Program Outcomes
NBCOT Examination Results
|Total number of program graduates during year (degrees issued in May, August, and December)*||41||58**||22||121|
|Number of new graduates taking exam within 12 months of completing degree||40||37||42||119|
|Number of new graduates passing exam within 12 months of completing degree (% passing)|
*Students who complete program in December test during the following calendar year.
** This number represents some students who were delayed in the start/completion of level II fieldwork due to COVID.
Program Graduation Rates
The total number of graduates from the Springfield College Occupational Therapy Program during the three- year period of 2019-2021/2022 was 129 with an overall graduation rate of 94%. Degrees are conferred in either December of the current year or May and August of the following year. These data represent students starting in the professional phase of the program and reflect academic year reporting.
|Matriculation to Professional Program Year||Graduation Year (academic year)||Students Entering/Students Graduating||Graduation Rate|
**Covid-19 caused a delay in the completion of some level II fieldwork experiences, delaying students’ graduation to the subsequent period.
To see Springfield College OT Program performance data, visit the NBCOT school performance page.
A recent survey of Springfield College Occupational Therapy Program graduates revealed that 99.5% of those who responded are working either full- or part-time, with just .5% still seeking employment.
Springfield College OT Program graduates work in the following settings:
- 28% in schools
- 21% in acute care hospitals
- 21% in rehab hospitals or units
- 21% in skilled nursing facilities
- 16% in pediatric outpatient services
- 12% in adult outpatient therapy
- 9% in mental health facilities
- 9% in early intervention programs
- 7% in private group practices
...and a variety of other settings, including homecare, colleges, and hand therapy clinics. (The total is more than 100% because many graduates work in more than one setting.)
Springfield College OT Program graduates work with people in the following age ranges:
- 58% with older adults
- 50% with adolescents or young adults
- 49% with middle adults
- 43% with children
- 21% with infants/toddlers
(The total is more than 100% because many graduates work with people of various ages.)