Professional Master of Science

OT Curriculum & Requirements

The Master of Science Professional Program prepares graduates to become registered occupational therapists.

NOTES:

1. Graduate students enrolled in program must maintain a GPA of 2.5 in the 69 credit program.
2. A GPA of 2.5 is required before Fieldwork II placement can be initiated.
4. A GPA of at least 2.5 is required to graduate from the program. 

Curriculum (69 Units)

Fall, First Year

OT-GE 2000 New Student Seminar 
OT-GE 2002 Human Anatomy
OT-GE 2701 Foundations of Occupational Therapy
OT-GE 2707 Activity Group Process
OT-GE 2709 Performance & Development Across the Lifespan
OT-GE 2010 Neuroscience

Total

Units

0
3
3

3
3

3

15

Fall, Second Year

OT-GE 2025 Research Methods for Occupational Therapy
OT-GE 2721 Fieldwork I
OT-GE 2741 Orthopedic Evaluation & Intervention
OT-GE 2743 Neurological Evaluation & Intervention
OT-GE 2745 Mental Health Evaluation & Intervention
OT-GE 2748 Pediatric Evaluation & Intervention

Total

Units

3

1
3

3

3

3


16

Spring, First Year

OT-GE 2003 Human Anatomy (Lab)
OT-GE 2710 Kinesiology
OT-GE 2039 Medical and Psychiatric Conditions
OT-GE 2030 Theoretical Bases for the Scope of Practice
OT-GE 2035 Analysis of Human Activity and Occupational Performance I
OT-GE 2736 Analysis of Human Activity and Occupational Performance II
OT-GE 2040 Professional Issues I
OT-GE 2750 Health Advocacy & Administration


Total

 

1
2
3

3

2

2

0
3



16

Spring, Second Year

OT-GE 2722 Fieldwork I
OT-GE 2725 Research Interpretation of Occupational Therapy
OT-GE 2742 Rehabilitation Evaluation & Intervention
OT-GE 2744 Cognitive Evaluation & Intervention
OT-GE 2749 Geriatric Evaluation & Intervention
OT-GE 2041 Professional Issues II

Total

 

1
3

3

3

3

0

13

Restrictive Elective can be taken any semester

Total

3


3

Summer, Second Year

OT-GE 2703 Fieldwork II - 12 weeks

 

Fall, Third Year

OT-GE 2703 Fieldwork II - 12 weeks

Total

 

 3

 

 

3

6

 

TOTAL NUMBER OF UNITS REQUIRED FOR THE MASTER OF SCIENCE – 69

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