M.S. in Occupational Therapy

The MS in Occupational Therapy is for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree, in any academic discipline, who want to become occupational therapists.

Jefferson's - East Falls MS in Occupational Therapy program is offered in a blended-learning format which includes an intensive weekend delivery. On-campus class meetings occur on Friday and Saturday, over eight weekends within a semester (generally every other weekend). Between on-campus sessions, students complete assignments and participate in learning activities online, through distance education technology. Approximately 70-80 percent of coursework is delivered on campus each semester, the remaining online. The MS in OT can be completed within 2.5 academic years, including fieldwork.

As a blended learning program where students meet on campus two weekends a month, this program is for highly motivated students who:

  • Are self-directed learners
  • Demonstrate well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Possess good time management
  • Display the ability to synthesize and apply both technical and conceptual information in clinical settings, and
  • Work collaboratively with peers.

Before you consider applying to the program make sure to read all program requirements

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Join us for an Online Information Session

Learn more about the MSOT program by registering for one of these virtual information sessions:

Wednesday, September 27 at 12 p.m.

Wednesday, October 18 at 12 p.m.

Wednesday, November 29 at 12 p.m.

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