- Key Features of the OTD Program
- Admission Requirements
- Program Curriculum Sequence
- Program Description
- OT Students
- Melville-Nelson Evaulation System
- Contact Information
- Fieldwork Education
- Department Overview (pdf)
Health and Human Services Building
- 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.
- 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 acquired knowledge.
- 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).
- An exchange program with the prestigious Karolinska Institute of Stockholm offers opportunities for fieldwork experiences in Europe.