This degree leads to a career in Occupational Therapy, one of the fastest growing healthcare fields.
1 day a week on campus for all hands on labs. Other classes: synchronous and asynchronous online.
Separate cohort for:
Dominican University of New York
69 Credits reflect coursework and fieldwork.
In addition, once students are accepted to the graduate OT program, they need to take these courses from Dominican University:
- Introduction to OT
- Kinesiology in OT
- Introduction to OT***
- Kinesiology in OT***
- 3.0 GPA overall and a preferred 3.0 or better in the sciences
- B.A. from a regionally accredited university.
- Strong grades in all prerequisite courses
- Introduction to Statistics
- Dynamics of Oral Communication (aka Public Speaking)
- General Psychology
- Lifespan Human Development
- Abnormal Psychology
- Introduction to Sociology
- Anatomy & Physiology I (within the past 5 years)
- Anatomy & Physiology II (within the past 5 years)
- Topics in Physics / General Physics I (preferred)
- Science: Grade of B- or higher required for transfer credit
***Must be taken at Dominican University
- 1st Trimester – Fall: 9 credits OT 534 Tools of Practice: 6 credits OT 536 Foundation of OT: 3 credits
- 2nd Trimester – Spring: 9 credits OT 545 Professional Practice Skills I: 6 credits OT 544 Clinical Conditions: 3 credits
- 3rd Trimester – Summer: 9 credits OT 542 Childhood & OT Practice: 6 credits OT 664 Research in OT: 3 credits
- 1st Trimester – Fall: 9 credits OT 643 Adolescence and OT Practice: 6 credits OT 662 Fieldwork Level I Seminar**: 3 credits
- 2nd Trimester – Spring: 9 credits OT 653 Adulthood I: 6 credits OT 657 Research Symposium: 3 credits
- 3rd Trimester – Summer: 9 credits OT 654 Adulthood II: 6 credits OT 649 Leadership & OT Practice: 3 credits
- 1st Trimester – Fall: 9 credits OT 753 Maturity in OT Practice: 6 credits OT 754 Advanced Practice: 3 credits
- 2nd/3rd Trimester – Spring/Summer: 6 credits Fieldwork Level II A*: 3 credits Fieldwork Level II B*: 3 credits
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Occupational therapy is a vital health care and rehabilitation profession that employs practitioners who help clients to develop or to restore and sustain the highest quality of productive life while recovering from illness or injury.
Occupational therapists work with individuals across the lifespan to promote health, wellness and recovery from illness that can impact sensory, motor, cognitive and psychosocial functions.
It is a field that provides many opportunities for the candidate who has the intelligence, the empathy, the personal integrity, and the skills to provide a wide range of services to various populations and age groups. Please refer to the American Occupational Therapy Association’s website for more information about the profession- Aota.org