Master of Occupational Therapy Program


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Quick Facts

Degree Level
Master's Degree
Program Start
Fall Trimester
Application Deadline
February 1
Admits per Intake
Average Admitted GPA
3.59 (2019 intake)
Minimum 3.0 required to apply
Average Admitted GRE Score
299 combined score, 4.0 writing.

About the Program

The Profession

Occupational therapists provide rehabilitative services to persons with physical, developmental, and mental disabilities. The goal of therapy is to enable clients to function as independently as possible in the areas of self-care, work, and leisure. They may help a disabled homemaker learn how to perform household tasks or help an injured worker return to work by improving hand strength and coordination. Those best suited for this profession genuinely relate to both individuals and small groups. The potential OT student must be flexible, creative, and a good problem solver. The focus of occupational therapy is on performances of daily living, work and productivity, play or leisure, cognition and social interactions. These areas require individualized care and empathy in the provision of client-centered services to integrate performance, roles, and contexts.

The Program

The purpose of the Master of Occupational Therapy program is to prepare competent, entry-level occupational therapy practitioners to provide holistic care for individuals and families. The program is grounded in Christian principles, organized in a progressive manner, and built on a solid foundation of arts and sciences. The curriculum for the program is a 27-month degree consisting of 7 full time trimesters created to prepare students as generalists in the field of OT. During these terms, students will participate in a variety of field work experiences, exposing them to a numerous settings offering occupational therapy. Graduates of the program will be eligible to apply for the NBCOT Certification Exam. This program is primarily face-to-face with only one online course in the curriculum. This will require students to have computer and internet access away from campus. Classes meet 2 days per week during the didactic portion of the program.

And the results are clear.

The total number of graduates from AdventHealth University's Master of Occupational Therapy program during the 4-year period of 2018-2021 was 120, with an overall graduation rate of 95%.

Master of Occupational Therapy Program Outcomes
Graduation Year Students Entering/Graduating Graduation Rate
2018 30/30 100%
2019 33/33 100%
2020* 30/25 83%
2021 33/32 95%
TOTAL 126/120 95%

*Class of 2020 was delayed in graduation by 1 trimester due to pandemic.

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