Occupational Therapy

Effective April 4, 2019, the American Occupational Therapy Association requires entry level education at the either the master’s OR doctoral level for occupational therapists. Either level of entry into practice is acceptable.

Description of Occupational Therapy

  • What is Occupational Therapy? 
  • The entry level Master of Occupational Therapy Program (MSOT) was designed around the curricular themes of Interprofessional Education, Professional Responsibility, and Excellence in Practice.
  • The program start date is mid-May every year. 
    • Year-round program designed to be completed in eight semesters  (2 years, 8 months) - (81 credit hours)
      • Level II Fieldwork must be completed within 1 year of completing didactic study

Mission

The mission of the Occupational Therapy program is to provide competent health care providers who possess basic skills as health care providers, consultants, educators, managers, researchers, and advocates for the profession and the consumer. In addition the program seeks to improve patient access and quality care for rural and underserved populations through interprofessional education.

Curriculum

Description of Essential Functions

Educational Outcomes / NBCOT

Admissions Information

Accreditation

The Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20852-4929 (previously 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814). ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA, is 301-652-AOTA. http://www.acoteonline.org

Contact Us

Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Phone: 812.237.2583
Raine.Lee@indstate.edu
Sycamore Center for Health and Wellness
567 North 5th Street, Room 261
Terre Haute, IN 47809
Google Map: Location of the Occupational Therapy Program

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