The following provides an overview of the seven semesters of study for the entry-level Master of Science program in Occupational Therapy (MSOT). MSOT courses are on-campus, sequential, interlinked, and offered only once a year. In addition, students also have off-campus fieldwork experience.

Course List (107 credit hours)

*Courses are subject to change.

I. Fall Semester

  • OT 595 Occupations and Health: Groups and Communities I (1 credit hour)
  • OT 606 Occupation Based Practice Models (3 credit hours)
  • OT 607 Analysis of Occupational Performance (3 credit hours)
  • OT 620 Foundations of Occupation: A & P (4 credit hours)
  • OT 667 Research Methods (3 credit hours)
  • OT 600 The Nature of Occupation (2 credit hours)

II. Spring Semester

  • OT 596 Occupations and Health: Groups and Communities II (1 credit hour)
  • OT 605 Therapeutic Skills (3 credit hours)
  • OT 609 Barriers to Occupational Performance (3 credit hours)
  • OT 622 Introduction to Occupations of Infants, Children and Adolescents (3 credit hours)
  • OT 623 Foundations of Occupation: Neuroscience (3 credit hours)
  • OT 630 Fieldwork Preparatory Course (1 credit hour)
  • OT 631 Foundations of Occupation: Biomechanics (3 credit hours)

III. Summer Semester

  • OT 597 Occupations and Health: Groups and Communities III (1 credit hour)
  • OT 610 Mental Health Diagnosis across the Lifespan (3 credit hours)
  • OT 624 Occupations of Infants, Children, and Adolescents (4 credit hours)
  • OT 632 Fieldwork Experience I (1 credit hour)
  • OT 662 Enhancing Occupational Performance: Modalities (4 credit hours)
  • OT 673 Engagement in Occupations through Technology I (3 credit hours)
  • OT 698 Non-Thesis Research (2 credit hours)

IV. Fall Semester

  • OT 598 Occupations and Health: Groups and Communities IV (1 credit hour)
  • OT 625 Occupations of Adults and Older Adults I (4 credit hours)
  • OT 633 Fieldwork Experience II (1 credit hour)
  • OT 661 Wellbeing and Health through Occupation (3 credit hours)
  • OT 668 Mental Health Practice in Adulthood (4 credit hours)
  • OT 670 Occupation and Low Vision (3 credit hours)
  • OT 698 Non-Thesis Research (2 credit hours)

V. Spring Semester

  • OT 599 Occupations and Health: Groups and Communities V (2 credit hours)
  • OT 634 Seminar in Professional Readiness (2 credit hours)
  • OT 653 Using the Literature for Evidence-Based Practice (3 credit hours)
  • OT 665 Occupations of Adults and Older Adults II (4 credit hours)
  • OT 674 Engagement in Occupations through Technology II (3 credit hours)
  • OT 698 Non-Thesis Research (2 credit hours)
  • HP 650 Management and Leadership Skills for Clinical Professionals (2 credit hours)

VI. Summer Semester

  • OT 685 Advanced Fieldwork Experience I (10 credit hours)

VII. Fall Semester

  • OT 686 Advanced Fieldwork Experience II (10 credit hours)