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Occupational Therapy (M.S.)

During these unusual times we understand that applicants to the School of Occupational Therapy may not be able to complete observation hours or may even have difficulty completing prerequisite course work. We are extending our deadline for applications to be completed and we are willing to work with applicants around these issues. Please reach out if you have started your application or if you are interested in enrolling in the School of Occupational Therapy for fall 2020.

A student works in the OT lab.This graduate-level program is for students who have completed a baccalaureate degree in any field and who now want to pursue a career in occupational therapy, a high-growth healthcare profession.

This program requires the following course work to be completed with a grade of C+ or better prior to entry into the M.S. in Occupational Therapy program:

  • General Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Introduction to Research
  • Principles of Sociology or Cultural Anthropology
  • Anatomy and Physiology - 8 credits (6 in course work; 2 in lab)
  • Human Growth and Development

Once admitted, all students must receive a grade of C+ or better in all Occupational Therapy courses and maintain an overall GPA of 3.0. The MS in Occupational Therapy is awarded after successful completion of the third year of study and supervised clinical fieldwork.