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Master’s of Occupational Therapy Proposed Course Schedule

First Year:

Fall: 14 credits

Spring: 17 credits

Fundamentals of OT I: History and Theory

(Foundational)

1Biomechanics and Physical Dysfunction

(Application)

3
Human Structure and Function I: Anatomy and Physiology Lecture and Lab

(Foundational)

4OT in Mental Health and Psychosocial Practice

(Application and Analysis)

3
Health and Wellness I: Conditions in Adults and Gerontology

(Foundational)

3Human Structure and Function II: Neuroscience and Behavior Lecture and Lab

(Analysis)

4
Occupational Performance (includes components of Groups and Activities)

(Foundational and Application)

3Assessment and Interventions in OT I: Adults and Gerontology

(Analysis)

2
Fundamentals of fieldwork: Clinical Skills and Communication

(Includes a 1 week experience; Group treatment and Medical Terminology Exam)

(Application)

3Clinical Reasoning and Professional Behavior I: *Includes competency Exam before Level II fieldwork

(Analysis)

2
Fieldwork Level Ia: Interprofessional Collaboration

(Analysis and Synthesis)

3

Second Year:

Summer I: 6 credits

Fall II: 16 credits

Fieldwork Level IIa: Immersion in Experiential Practice

(Synthesis and Evaluation)

6Health and Wellness II: Conditions in Pediatrics and Adolescent

(Analysis)

3
Fundamentals of OT II: Emerging Practice and Advocacy

(Synthesis)

1
Inter-professionalism and Leadership

(Synthesis)

2
Leadership and Scholary Inquiry I

(Synthesis)

2
Assistive Tech and Universal Design Lecture and Lab

(Synthesis)

4
Contextual Interventions Lecture and Lab

(Synthesis)

4

Spring II: 15 credits

Summer II: 6 credits

Assessment and Interventions in OT II: Pediatrics and Adolescent

(Synthesis)

2Fieldwork Level IIb: Advanced Experiential Practice

(Evaluation)

6
Leadership and Scholarly Inquiry II

(Synthesis)

2
Clinical Reasoning and Professional Behavior II

(Synthesis)

2
Specialty Practice: Acute Care, Hand Therapy & Sensory Integration

(Evaluation)

3
Seminar: Competencies in OT (IPE event, Sim Comp, NBCOT prep)

(Evaluation)

3
Fieldwork Level 1b: Specialty Area

(Evaluation)

3

*Program Requirements: 52 Credits of Professional Coursework including Level I fieldwork experiences 12 Credits of Two 12-week full-time Level II fieldwork experiences. A total of 64 Credits for the entire program.

Master’s of Occupational Therapy Course Sequence