Occupational Therapy Program Reaccredited

Posted: December 20, 2012

Gannon University’s master’s degree program in occupational therapy has been reaccredited for seven years by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

The reaccreditation is an indication of the level of performance, integrity, and quality of the program, according to ACOTE. “The program continues to achieve new milestones because of a very dedicated group of faculty, staff, and students,” said David R. LeVan, D.H.Sc., OTR/L, assistant professor and interim program director, occupational therapy. “While we’re very excited about the reaccreditation, we also know that we have to continue our focus on training and educating our students at the highest level.”

During its evaluation process, ACOTE documented a number of strengths of the program, a five-year, master of science degree offering:

Gannon University is a Catholic, Diocesan university in Erie, Pa., offering nearly 100 academic programs, including doctoral degree programs in physical therapy and organizational learning and leadership. Gannon enrolls more than 4,000 academically talented and diverse students.

Gannon University for the ninth consecutive year maintained its ranking as a top-tier university in the current edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” and for the seventh time was named to the guide’s list of “Great Schools at Great Prices.”