Classrooms and research laboratories dedicated to occupational therapy.
Outstanding faculty with national reputations in the field of occupational therapy.
Well-qualified, talented students who take responsibility for their learning and raise
the level of inquiry for their peers.
Classes held Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in order to facilitate entry of adults
with other responsibilities. There will be some commitments on Mondays or Fridays.
Highly integrated occupational therapy coursework devoted to a solid understanding
of theory, research, and practice skills.
A comprehensive four-course research sequence that challenges students to investigate
topics that will advance the understanding of therapeutic occupation and the profession.
Integrated coursework in leadership, management, teaching and learning, and professional
issues to prepare students to be effective advocates in diverse practice settings.
Integrated fieldwork seminars designed to facilitate the application of classroom
concepts and skills to practice settings.
Fieldwork experiences in each semester expose students to the breadth of OT practice
areas and help students apply coursework to clinical practice.
Two, twelve-week fieldwork experiences that allow learners to begin practicing the
skills of an entry level therapist while critically reflecting upon and using their
An individually planned capstone practicum allows students to develop specialized
skills in a practice area of choice (e.g., pediatrics, gerontology, hand therapy,
community-based practice, management, advocacy, or education).