A messsage from the chairperson and assistant professor, Dr. Jaime Muñoz:
In 1992, Duquesne University was one of the very first in the nation to offer students a five-year bachelor's to master's degree program in occupational therapy. Since then, we have maintained the forward thinking creativity, academic excellence and scholarly productivity that have earned our program recognition from our professional peers and strong national rankings compared to programs in similar institutions.
Our program provides students with an excellent academic and clinical education and the mentorship and professional development opportunities that produce practice scholars1. As practice-scholars, we expect our graduates to not only possess strong capacities for evidence-based occupational therapy interventions, but also the ability to design and carry out outcome studies to create evidence that helps them respond to questions arising from their practice.
We have excellent teachers. Each has earned a doctoral degree and each has a true passion to teach. Collectively, our teaching philosophy emphasizes Read More...
Amber Rex discusses the Duquesne University Occupational Therapy and Service-Learning experience:
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Our programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
4720 Montgomery Lane
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449