Requirements to get into occupational therapy schools. As of may 1 2017 the advanced master of science in occupational therapy amot program is no longer accepting new enrollment applications. Research practitioners and sites in your area. Lone star college was founded in 1973 and offers associate degrees workforce certificates and transfer credits. Up to six credits of graduate occupational therapy degree if equivalent in content to mercy college occupational therapy courses.
Occupational therapy is a health care profession that uses the purposeful activity to achieve functional outcomes that promote health prevent injury or disability and develop improve sustain or restore the highest possible level of independence. The entry level occupational therapy masters degree program at lewis university has applied for accreditation and has been granted candidacy status by the accreditation council for occupational therapy education acote of the american occupational therapy association aota. Achieving functional outcomes means to develop improve or restore the highest possible level of independence of any individual who is limited by a physical injury or illness a cognitive impairment a. Occupational therapy is the use of occupation purposeful activity or interventions to promote health and achieve functional outcomes.
Trinity washington universitys master of occupational therapy program prepares busy students for a career in ot. The program offers weekend classes online learning and community placements.