Welcome from the Chair

Jennifer A. Moore, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Department Chair and Associate Professor

The Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Central Arkansas has a long and distinguished history. Continually accredited since 1974 by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), this program boasts excellent pass rates on the National Board Certification for Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam and highly successful employment rates. The program offers many opportunities for student engagement with clients, community and professional service, and participation in faculty and independent research projects. Additionally, students participate in interprofessional learning experiences, healthcare services, and research opportunities that promote optimal health throughout the lifespan. The curriculum, and accompanying educational experiences prepare students to become independent practitioners capable of competently assessing and addressing the occupational needs of individuals, groups, and society. As a graduate of UCA you will join a highly regarded and sought after force of occupational therapy practitioners and leaders, eligible for certification and practice virtually anywhere in the nation.

If you are interested in a program that continually advances education and practice, consider applying to the University of Central Arkansas. Our website provides information regarding our program, requirements, and application process. Should you have further questions, please contact our department at (501) 450-5017. We invite you to earn your degree in occupational therapy from the University of Central Arkansas.


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Jennifer Moore, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Department Chair and Associate Professor


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