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Professional Licensure

MS, Occupational Therapy

Our on-campus program places students in supervised field experiences both within and outside of New York State (NYS). New York University is authorized pursuant to the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA) to enroll students in supervised field experiences in the SARA states and territories. For further details regarding NYU's SARA membership please visit the NYU State Authorization website. SARA requires universities to disclose to applicants and students whether programs that lead to professional licensure meet licensure requirements in those states in which students are doing learning placements.

Our department conducts placement activity in the following states outside New York State and has made the following determination with respect to professional licensure in those specific states.

StateDoes Occupational Therapy meet the requirements for professional licensure in this state?
State License Contact Info
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California Yes  
Connecticut Yes Department of Public Health  
District of Columbia
Yes Board of Occupational Therapy  
Florida Yes Florida Board of Occupational Therapy  
Illinois Yes  
Maryland Yes Board of Occupational Therapy Practice  
New Jersey Yes  
Pennsylvania Yes State Board of Occupational Therapy  
Texas Yes Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners  

If you are interested in having a placement in a different state or gaining licensure in a state not listed above, please contact Alison Rangel to discuss if this is possible. 

Note, state regulations change frequently, and the information posted here may have changed at the time of your specific application to or enrollment in our program of study. Please check with Alison if you have specific questions about whether our program meets licensure requirements in a specific state.