Our Department of Occupational Therapy is located in New York City, enabling us to provide unparalleled specialized faculty and extraordinary clinical practice and collaborative research opportunities in pursuit of our primary mission: innovative, quality professional education. We offer the following degree programs:

Professional MS

  • Ranked #12 in the country by U.S. News & World Report
  • Complete your degree in approximately 2 1/2 years
  • Built on a strong curriculum taught by leading occupational therapy educators
  • Exposure to clinical fieldwork in a variety of settings begins during your first semester, gradually intensifying as you progress through the curriculum
  • Pursue a career as a practitioner or administrator in health facilities; health planner and policy maker in government and public service agencies; educator in colleges and universities; or private practitioner or independent contractor in schools, home health agencies, and health service corporations

Post-Professional Degree Options

Our post-professional programs in occupational therapy emphasize scientific inquiry and advanced clinical skills to prepare administrators, researchers, scholars, educators, and professional leaders.

Post-Professional Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy (MA)

  • Complete your degree in as little as one academic year of full-time study
  • Take a core of graduate-level courses in occupational therapy theories and research
  • Select your specialization or clinical focus in areas such as pediatrics, mental health, upper quadrant, assistive technology, physical disabilities, or school-based practice

Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy - Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

  • Available in campus and online formats
  • Complete your degree in as little as two academic years of full-time study
  • Develop advanced clinical competence in your area of specialization
  • Gain advanced skills in evidence-based practice
  • Prepare to be a leader in clinical practice and develop effective clinical teaching skills

Research in Occupational Therapy - Doctor of Philsophy (PhD)

  • Generous funding for full-time students, including full tuition and stipend
  • Prepare to be a researcher, scholar, educator, and leader in the field
  • Conduct independent research under faculty mentorship

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