6/6/2014 - The OTA Certificate of Professional Education
forms (Statements of Graduation) were mailed to the Wisconsin Dept of Safety
& Professional Services on Friday, June 6. Please give DSPS another few
weeks to process the statements. If you don't hear about a test date by the
end of June, please contact Lisa Hall @
firstname.lastname@example.org or 800/243-9482 x2221.
Occupational Therapy Assistant Graduate Page
If you are graduating from the
OTA program, this page is for you!
of graduating the students’ records may take up to 15 business days AFTER graduation to complete.
The (OTACPE) Occupational Therapy Assistant Certificate of Professional
Education form (Statements of Graduation)
will NOT be mailed to the WI Dept. of Safety & Professional
Services (DSPS) until all campuses report the students’ records have been
completed and a report is run to confirm. DSPS requires an additional
15-20 business days to process the forms.
In order to give WITC and
DSPS time to
process all the paperwork, WITC will only respond to inquiries regarding the
process 6 weeks after graduation. Updates will be posted on the web as
1. Complete the WITC Intent to Graduate form & pay the $35 graduation fee
to Student Services
2. Ensure all of your WITC accounts are paid and
that you do not owe money to WITC
3. Ensure ALL required courses have been
completed with a “C” or better, and/or prior credit for learning/advance
standing has been processed
4. Begin NBCOT application process
5. Begin appropriate state
6. Attend required OT Practice and Management
(10-514-185) class on campus in May
- Within one (1) month after graduation, request an official transcript
(http://www.witc.edu/academics/transfer/transcript.htm) be sent to NBCOT
the date of graduation and degree earned .
On the Basic Order Information page, be sure to check
for posting of current semester degrees, which means WITC will not
release your transcript until your degree has been conferred. If you
do not check this box, you will end up requesting & paying for a 2nd
transcript to be sent when your record has been completed.
All transcript requests must be made online and sent directly to
NBCOT by WITC:
12 South Summit Avenue, Suite 100
Gaithersburg MD 20877-4150
weeks after graduation, please check this page for updated information as to
when the statements of graduation are submitted to and received by Wisconsin
This web page and your student email will be
the only notifications you will receive from us.
PROGRAM DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Collect all OTACPEs from students and send
with roster in 1 packet to Allied Health Technician for completion, signature,
and submission to the DSPS
2. Make note of any student who is missing OTACPE
3. Add a statement in Blackboard or email
reiterating where students can find graduation process and forms on the website
- Allied Health Technician will type & notarize (if needed) each
Registrar will sign each
- School stamp will be added
- Allied Health Technician will mail
all OTACPEs to DSPS
as a package via certified mail. Copies will be kept in Shell Lake.
here for Application and
Statement of Graduation information.
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