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.
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.
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News and Events
We sat down with the most recently graduated MA in Occupational Therapy cohort, composed of students from the Philippines, Taiwan, India, Saudi Arabia, China, Israel, and beyond, to discuss their experience joining together in New York City as classmates.
NYU Ability Project and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Partner to Make the Museum and Other Historic Sites More Accessible
Through a new grant, the Museum will partner with the NYU Ability Project to create experiences that are accessible to visitors with disabilities.
This past summer, students from NYU's Abu Dhabi campus travelled to Zambia to assist OT Assistant Professor Janet Njelesani on a project looking at violence against students with disability in schools.