Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
The esteemed Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy was established in 1976 and has grown to offer a continuum of programs for those wanting to become an occupational therapist and for occupational therapists wanting to continue their education.
- Graduates seamlessly progress into our entry-level occupational therapy graduate program
An entry-level graduate occupational therapy program
- We are currently transitioning from an entry-level Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy to an entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree. See more information below.
- This is a post-professional online program for those already holding an entry-level, professional degree in occupational therapy.
A doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences, in collaboration with the University of Kentucky
- This is an in-person post-professional, interdisciplinary program for those already holding an entry-level, professional degree in occupational therapy.
Minors and certificates
Attention Spring 2020 applicants:
- Students (pre-OS undergraduates) who apply in March 2020 for the Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science degree will be the last class who will graduate with a Master’s in Occupational Therapy. These students will obtain the Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science degree in addition to the Masters of Science in OT.
- Applicants who already hold a baccalaureate degree (transition/ second degree option) will be the first class of students in the new entry-level OTD program (pending ACOTE candidacy approval). These students will obtain the Bachelor of Science in Occupational Science degree in addition to the OTD.
NBCOT Cert Exam Performance Data: ACOTE Accreditation Information:
- NBCOT Accredited Occupational Therapy Programs Program Performance Data on the NBCOT National Certification Exam can be found at the following link: https://www.nbcot.org/Educators/Home#SchoolPerformance
ACOTE Accreditation Information:
- Accreditation Information can be found at the following link: www.acoteonline.org