The Department of Occupational Therapy is dedicated to preparing the Occupational Therapists who will shape and lead the profession in the years to come. Our graduates are first and foremost Occupational Therapists, well-versed in the sciences and skills that enable clients to restore function and adapt to the new realities and limitations that follow life-altering events. The following programs are offered through our Department: Master of Occupational Therapy, MOT entry-level OT program. Doctor of Occupational Therapy, DrOT - post professional advanced degree.
Master of Occupational Therapy Program
The Master of Occupational Therapy program
prepares the student to be an entry-level, generalist therapist ready to enter
the field. Emphasis on the knowledge and skills needed to work with a variety
of conditions, illnesses and injuries in a variety of settings. This program emphasizes
an appreciation of the individual and imparts an understanding of cultural
identities and responses. Our graduates work to make the profession and
its services available to all — and to eliminate the health disparities
that exclude many from the level of care and participation they deserve.
Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
The Doctor of Occupational Therapy program is
a post-professional advanced degree. Students will advance the occupational therapy profession
through education that will enrich your current clinical practice using
evidence-informed research. Prepare to
innovate and lead in traditional and emerging areas of occupational therapy and
develop scholarship skills that will open new pathways for opportunities in
leadership, academia, research and healthcare advocacy.
DrOT FACT sheet
additional information please contact
Occupational Therapy Department
Dr. Caren Schranz, Chair