Entry-Level Master's in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
This program is designed to prepare graduates to be entry-level, generalist/practitioners in occupational therapy by integrating multiple clinical practice courses with community-engaged learning labs in pediatrics, psychosocial and physical rehabilitation throughout the curriculum. Students begin classes within the occupational therapy department in their first semester on campus. Curriculum includes coursework in occupational therapy theory and applied practice, evidenced-based practice and research, interprofessional collaboration, leadership, rehabilitation technologies, global health and a minimum of six months of supervised fieldwork. This is a full-time program. No additional applications or graduate testing is required to move from the bachelor's to the master's degree program.
- Students earn a Bachelors of Health Sciences in May of their 4th year.
- Students who continue in the MSOT Program are eligible to earn a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy in February of their 5th year.
- Students who decide to pursue the OTD, declare their intent in the Fall of their 4th year and earn an OTD degree In December of their 6th year.