The Department of Occupational Therapy is committed to the development of outstanding, ethical practitioners, leaders, scholars, and researchers in the field of occupational therapy who are prepared to respond to society's ever-changing needs.
The NYU Steinhardt Professional MS in Occupational Therapy prepares graduates to become registered occupational therapists.
This two-tiered MS/OTD prepares graduates to become registered occupational therapists and advance their applied knowledge of the profession.
This one-year master’s gives professionals the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge in occupational therapy.
In this practitioner-focused advanced degree, occupational therapists enhance their clinical and analytical skills to build their knowledge and credentials. Not currently accepting applications.
The PhD provides occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to work in the profession as researchers, scholars, and educators.
Prepare for a fulfilling academic career in research and teaching in the rehabilitation sciences through interdisciplinary study across health fields.
NYU OT Statement on Anti-Racism
We fully support the dismantling of systemic and institutional racism that has led to the historical and ongoing violence and psychological harm to the Black, Indigenous, LatinX, Asian, LGBTQ+, disabled, and other vulnerable communities.Read More
News and Events
NYU selected the Department of Occupational Therapy's Shanteria Carr as an exceptional student to highlight among the more than 18,000 graduates in the Class of 2021.
Our student researchers presented findings on topics including diversity in the profession, school bullying, and the impact of COVID-19 on children's occupations and healthcare utilization.
Read on to meet Megan Clark (MS/OTD '22) and Hava Vainstein (MS '22) and learn more about their current studies, professional goals, and what winning a Frieda J. Behlen scholarship means to them.