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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY • 78 CREDITS • OCCPTHRPY MS
The Entry-Level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is a post-baccalaureate entry-level practice degree intended for students who want to study to become occupational therapists. (MSOT)
The curriculum sequence is intentional and complies with standards established by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. Classroom education is provided by experienced educator-clinicians and is supported by on-campus practical activities and off-campus experiences in practice settings. The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Davenport University provides education that knowledge-driven and prepares students for contemporary and emerging areas of practice.
The 78-credit Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is a full-time on-campus program offered at the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Students enter in the Fall Semester and progress through the curriculum as a cohort. The program is 28 months in length and is conducted over 7 consecutive semesters (including summers).
Academic Prerequisite Requirements
All students admitted into the Davenport University Master of Science in Occupational Therapy are expected to have a baccalaureate degree and specific undergraduate preparation. Refer to the Preparation for Health Pre-Professional Program for academic prerequisites for the MSOT program. Prerequisite course requirements can be also be met through transfer courses that have similar content and academic rigor.
**Which class should I take? When should I take it? Please click here for a recommended program sequence.
|OCTH601||MSOT Orientation Seminar||0 cr.|
|BIOL621||Functional Human Anatomy I||4 cr.|
|BIOL622||Functional Human Anatomy II||4 cr.|
|HCMG630||Health Care Organizations||3 cr.|
|HCMG730||Ethical and Legal Perspectives in Health Care||3 cr.|
|Core Courses||37 cr.|
|OCTH610||Principles of Human Occupation and Foundations of the Profession||3 cr.|
|OCTH616||Fundamentals and Scope of Occupational Therapy Practice||3 cr.|
|OCTH636||Analysis of Environment, Task, and Activity||2 cr.|
|OCTH636L||Analysis of Environment, Task, and Activity Lab||1 cr.|
|OCTH652||Fundamentals of Development and Developmental Assessment||2 cr.|
|OCTH652L||Fundamentals of Development and Developmental Assessment Lab||1 cr.|
|OCTH721||Occupational Therapy Process in Sensory-Motor Disruption||3 cr.|
|OCTH738||Occupational Therapy in Behavioral and Mental Health||3 cr.|
|OCTH751||Evaluation and Intervention of Upper Limb Injuries||3 cr.|
|OCTH751L||Evaluation and Intervention of Upper Limb Injuries Lab||1 cr.|
|OCTH756||Management of Occupational Therapy Services||2 cr.|
|OCTH760||Access to Care I||2 cr.|
|OCTH766||Access to Care II||2 cr.|
|OCTH772||Equipment and Technological Interventions||2 cr.|
|OCTH778||Central Nervous System Injury and Disorders||3 cr.|
|OCTH778L||Central Nervous System Injury and Disorders Lab||1 cr.|
|OCTH787||Issues in Aging: Changes in Activities and Occupations||3 cr.|
|OCTH628||Fundamentals of Knowledge-Driven Practice||3 cr.|
|OCTH660||Research and Scholarship in Occupational Therapy||3 cr.|
|Clinical Fieldwork Experiences||17 cr.|
|OCTH715||Level I Fieldwork A: Occupational Therapy Process||3 cr.|
|OCTH745||Level I Fieldwork B: Behavioral and Mental Health||1 cr.|
|OCTH785||Level I Fieldwork C: Neurological Conditions||1 cr.|
|OCTH795A||Level IIA Fieldwork: Guided Practice||6 cr.|
|OCTH795B||Level IIB Fieldwork: Transitions to Independence||6 cr.|
|OCTH789||Emerging Areas of Practice: Program Development and Assessment||3 cr.|
|OCTH799||Entering the Profession||1 cr.|