See Cox College’s suite of accreditations, approvals, and certifications.

Higher Learning Commission

230 North LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604-1411
312-263-0456
1-800-621-7440

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

120 South Riverside Plaza Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60606-6995
312-899-4876
312-899-0040

Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN)

3343 Peachtree Rd. NE Ste. 850
Atlanta, Ga 30326
404-975-5000

American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

233 N. Michigan Ave. 21st floor
Chicago, Il 60601-5809
(312) 233-1100

American Medical Technologist (AMT)

10700 West Higgins Rd, Suite 150
Rosemont, IL 60018
847-823-5169

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)

25400 US Highway N, Suite 158
Clearwater, FL 33763
727-210-2350

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA)

4720 Montgomery Ln., Ste 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
301-652-6611 ext. 2914

The Cox College entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR).

In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.Accreditation of the occupational therapy program permits Cox College MSOT graduates to apply for the national certification examination administered by the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). A passing score on the certification exam is required to practice in all 50 states. Additionally, graduates must submit their NBCOT scores for licensure in the respective state(s) where they intend to practice.

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

655 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20001
202-887-6791

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300

Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS)

6021 University Boulevard, Suite 500
Ellicott City, MD 21043
443-973-5251

Missouri State Board of Nursing (MSBN)

3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
573.751.0681 Telephone
800.735.2966 TTY
800.735.2466 Voice Relay