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.
NYU OT Statement on Anti-Racism
We fully support the protests against the systematic racism that led to the senseless murder of George Floyd and so many others. We are committed as a department to doing the hard work of listening and learning, and turning these conversations into “bold action steps that last beyond the lifespan of a statement.”Read More
News and Events
Telehealth Teamwork: Educational Theatre Students Act as Patients for Aspiring Health Practitioners Across Steinhardt
With the pandemic restricting in-person fieldwork and internship placements, Steinhardt programs came together to help each other's students gain the experiential skills needed to prepare to enter their respective fields.
Dr. Kristie Patten is being recognized with the American Occupational Therapy Association’s prestigious Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lectureship Award for her critical work in “Strength-Based and Client-Directed Occupational Therapy Practice.”
Intrepid Museum Teams with NYU Ability Project on Interactive Mobile Guide to Maximize Visitor Experience Amid COVID-19 Safety Protocols
The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) mobile guide was developed to address challenges related to accessibility and new safety precautions.