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Occupational Therapy

Professional Licensure or Certification

MS, Occupational Therapy (Professional)

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


MA, Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional)

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

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Professional Licensure or Certification

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.

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Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Post-Professional Degree

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

Study Online Details This degree offers an online option.
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PhD, Occupational Therapy

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


PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences

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

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The occupational therapy program at NYU Steinhardt is top-ranked by US News & World Report. We educate both graduate-level students looking to become OTs and credentialed professionals who want to further their careers with advanced credentials.