Occupational Therapy Curriculum
The entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Degree (MSOT) is designed for the student with an undergraduate degree; offered over 7 semesters, including 24 weeks of full-time fieldwork experience supervised by licensed practitioners.
Graduates of the Occupational Therapy program will:
• Incorporate occupation-based frames of reference and theoretical models in the delivery of
therapeutic services that ensure the best possible health outcomes for consumers.
• Devise and implement client-centered, evidence-based, and culturally relevant assessments
and interventions required of an entry-level practitioner.
• Demonstrate ability to manage resources and to provide services in diverse and emerging
arenas of practice.
• Apply principles of evidence-based research in scholarship and practice that contribute to the
profession’s body of scientific knowledge.
• Act as an advocate to educate the public, to promote consumer health and wellness, and to
provide community and professional leadership and service.
• Demonstrate skill that shows effective communication and appreciation for diversity, cultural
differences, occupational differences, and backgrounds of individuals.
• Employ technology in teaching, learning and adaptation of the environment.
• Engage in ethical behaviors and attitudes that demonstrate responsibility in adhering to the
Code of Ethics and professional standards.