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Occupational Therapy

Accredited by
The American Occupational Therapy Association


Dr. Dorothy Betha

Dr. Dorothy P. Bethea

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about the OT program
please contact:

Ms. Phyllis Franks

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Why Occupational Therapy at Winston-Salem State University?

Our program places a strong emphasis is placed on immersive experiences with diverse cultures, ethnic groups and opportunities for regional, community and international service and learning. We offer an integrated curriculum that highlights "hands on" applications and fundamental courses that prepares students in their role as occupational therapy practitioner, administrator, educator-learner and researcher in traditional and emerging areas of practice. Courses are delivered in an engaging manner that cultivates learning while stimulating creativity, critical reasoning and evidence-based practice.

Our program attracts a diverse student body. Community and professional service, student participation and scholarship in state and national associations are expected and highly valued.  Students have access to patient simulation, human cadavers, well equipped laboratories, the latest technology, and a comprehensive library-resource system.

The academic experience is facilitated by clinical and doctoral prepared faculty who are experts in their respective field.


To produce graduates who are clinically, professionally, and culturally competent in occupational therapy, and that provide services in a variety of settings, contributing to the quality of life for all individuals and communities.


• Excellence
• Cultural Competence
• Service
• Leadership
• Ethics

OT Clinic



Winston-Salem State University

601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

Winston-Salem, NC 27110

Phone: (336) 750-2000

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