The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program is designed to prepare professionally qualified occupational therapists for a variety of roles including staff, management, research, and other leadership positions in occupational therapy to support intervention models for clients who are limited in their ability to perform developmentally appropriate tasks and roles.
ENTRY LEVEL MSOT PROGRAM
The professional program in occupational therapy provides students with the knowledge, techniques, and clinical reasoning skills necessary to assume entry-level positions as registered occupational therapists. The program requires three semesters of full time undergraduate academic course work and two years of full time graduate course work. This is followed by two full time internships of twelve weeks each. A minimum of 68 credit hours are required for the Entry Level MSOT program.
ADVANCED PRACTICE MSOT PROGRAM
The advanced practice program option is intended for therapists who hold a baccalaureate degree in occupational therapy and wish to advance their knowledge in program development, research, and a variety of leadership opportunities. A minimum of 34 credit hours are required for the Advanced Practice program.
Saginaw Valley State University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central