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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 Degree

Occupational Therapy
Entry-Level Professional Degree

The NYU Steinhardt Entry-Level Doctorate in Occupational Therapy prepares graduates to become registered occupational therapists.

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.

Occupational Therapy
Post-Professional Degree for Practicing Occupational Therapists

In this practitioner-focused advanced degree, occupational therapists enhance their clinical and analytical skills to build their knowledge and credentials.

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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Anti-Racism at NYU OT

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.

Anti-Racist Task Force


News and Events

Jamie Friedman Wins 2023 Jim Hinojosa Doctoral Award

The Department of Occupational Therapy congratulates Jamie Friedman, the winner of the 2023 Jim Hinojosa Doctoral Award.

NYU OT Welcomes Dr. Lisa Raymond-Tolan

Join us in welcoming Dr. Lisa-Raymond Tolan (OTD, OTR/L) as a Clinical Assistant Professor.

NYU OT Welcomes Dr. Alison Rangel

Join us in welcoming Dr. Alison Rangel, the Department's long-time Academic Fieldwork Coordinator, in an additional role as Clinical Assistant Professor.

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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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