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The Occupational Therapy integrated curriculum highlights "hands on" applications and fundamental courses that will prepare you for traditional and emerging areas of practice. Become clinically, professionally, and culturally competent in your field with access to:

  • patient simulation
  • virtual human cadaver software
  • well equipped laboratories
  • the latest technology, and
  • a comprehensive library-resource system

The academic experience is enhanced by clinical and doctoral prepared faculty who are experts in their respective field. Strong emphasis is placed on community engaged immersive experiences with diverse cultures and ethnic groups.


Attend an upcoming Info Session

WSSU periodically holds informative interactive sessions to give you the steps for applying to WSSU's OT program and what to expect during the process. To receive more information and invitations to attend events, create your GradApply portal account now. 

- March 19: 4-5:30pm (in-person)

- April 10: 4-5:30pm (virtual)

Register Now

Create your GradApply portal account. Select your program of interest. Receive your invitation to attend (within 24 hours).



The Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®).


Go ahead... take the next step. Ignite your passion, discover your strength, and prepare to make a difference in the world. There is no ceiling to what you can do at WSSU. #BeTheNext

One benefit from attending the Occupational Therapy program is being recognized by employers as attending one of the premiere OT programs in the state. I feel really great knowing that I received a degree in OT from WSSU. 

Landon Bowers '16