Missouri State University

Missouri State University

Occupational Therapy

Address:

Missouri State University

Springfield, MO 65897

United States

Phone:

1-417-836-5335

Fax:

1-417-836-6966

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Occupational Therapy

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) entry-level curriculum prepares students to be reflective occupational therapy practitioners in traditional and emerging areas of practice. The program prepares graduates to practice in a variety of settings such as hospitals, homes, private practices, rehabilitation facilities, schools, community and governmental agencies, industry, and education or research centers. The entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Once accreditation of the program has been obtained, its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR).

Accreditation:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; pending accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: minimum of 76 cr. hr

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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