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Occupational Therapy

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.

Professional Degrees

Master of Science
Occupational Therapy
Professional Degree

The NYU Steinhardt Professional MS in Occupational Therapy prepares graduates to become registered occupational therapists.

Master of Science / Doctoral
Two-Tiered MS/Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

This two-tiered MS/OTD prepares graduates to become registered occupational therapists and advance their applied knowledge of the profession.

Post-Professional Degrees

Master of Arts
Occupational Therapy
Post-Professional Degree

This one-year master’s gives professionals the opportunity to advance their skills and knowledge in occupational therapy.

Doctor of Occupational Therapy for Practicing Occupational Therapists

In this practitioner-focused advanced degree, occupational therapists enhance their clinical and analytical skills to build their knowledge and credentials. Not currently accepting applications.

Doctor of Philosophy
Occupational Therapy

The PhD provides occupational therapists with the knowledge and skills to work in the profession as researchers, scholars, and educators.

Doctor of Philosophy
Rehabilitation Sciences

Prepare for a fulfilling academic career in research and teaching in the rehabilitation sciences through interdisciplinary study across health fields.

About Us

Learn more about our department, mission statement, and what it means to be an occupational therapist.

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News and Events

Michele Mills Wins Sixth Annual Jim Hinojosa Distinguished Alumni Award

As an Associate Professor at CUNY LaGuardia Community College, Mills is being recognized for making significant contributions to the profession.

Occupational Therapy Department at AOTA Inspire 2022

Faculty, students and alumni from the Department of Occupational Therapy at NYU will present at the AOTA Inspire 2022 Annual Conference and Expo.

Congratulations to the 2022 Steinhardt Graduation Award Recipients

Join us in congratulating the 2022 Steinhardt Graduation Award Recipients From The Occupational Therapy Department at NYU

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.

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Occupational Therapy

Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-998-5825

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