Postprofessional Occupational Therapy
One Specialization Option: Low VisionThe School of Health Professions, the Department of Occupational Therapy and UAB Online are working together to offer you a Master of Science degree in Post professional Occupational Therapy. The Post professional Occupational Therapy program is designed to offer you meaningful education as an occupational therapist who wishes to learn advanced theoretical, practice, and research skills.
We honor OT practitioners who choose to continue to work, so both programs are offered specifically for part-time students in an online format.
Expand Your Existing Skills and be ready to Assume Leadership PositionsYou will receive personal attention due to the faculty/student ratio which is designed to allow for maximum interaction. You will have access to nationally recognized faculty with multiple publications and presentations. You can even receive instate tuition regardless of where you live! Earning a Master’s of Science degree in Post professional Occupational Therapy will change your life!
What Career Opportunities Would I Have?Increase your earning potential with this advanced degree. You can be poised to explore numerous options in your field and can be a leader who can generate new ideas and solutions to problems. This degree can open many doors and allow you to make a significant difference in the quality of life for countless individuals.
Should I Apply?You should apply if you are an occupational therapist who wants to advance your practice and research skills. If you want to add to your practice, or explore new innovative possibilities as an extension of your practice, the Master of Science in Post professional Occupational Therapy degree is for you! Earning this Certificate will change your world!
UAB Online is a user-friendly virtual campus that offers fully accessible courses to the first-time online student as well as to returning proficient on-line students. We are here to take the difficulty out and put the world changing learning opportunities in!
What Can UAB Online Offer Me?You will receive immediate benefits as a UAB student and eventually as an alumnus. You will be proud to say that you are a UAB student because UAB is a world class institution recognized all over the world for excellence in research, service and innovation.
You will have immediate access to Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences, Alabama's largest biomedical library, which provides services and resources for you with holdings related to medicine, nursing, optometry, dentistry, public health, health professions, and joint health sciences. Access to a variety of services and information is available on campus and remotely to authorized users through its website at www.uab.edu/lister/ or call 205-934-2230.
The Sterne Library will also provide services and resources for you. This library houses more than one million items. Sterne also provides electronic access to the contents of more than 35,044 serials and 72,000 electronic books.
AskIT will be your first line of support for all things IT. Supporting all of the central applications and services, the AskIT professionals are available by telephone, email, chat, web, and walk-up. Although computers and technology can sometimes be overwhelming, AskIT will be there to help guide you through any issues and to the right IT services to fulfill your needs. You have full access to ASK IT, just as you would if you were walking on our beautiful green campus here in sunny Birmingham, Alabama. You will also have access to students (who will become friends) from around the globe. This will add immensely to your perspectives as well as increase your network of colleagues.