The field of occupational therapy is the ideal fit for individuals who enjoy working with people, strive to engage in meaningful work, and are creative problem solvers.
Occupational therapists work in:
Mental health settings
Preschools & Daycares
Skilled nursing facilities
UNCP’s MSOT program is a 24 month (six semesters) 78 credit program designed to prepare students for practice. Students will graduate with the knowledge, clinical reasoning skills, and hand-on experience needed to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and obtain licensure. ➊
The MSOT program offers students a wide variety of learning opportunities including site visits, fieldwork placements, various clinical, and simulation experiences.
|Anatomy & physiology (2 semesters with lab)||8|
|Physics or Physical Science||3|
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➊ UNCP's MSOT program has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Blvd, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. Phone number: (301) 652-AOTA; web address: www.acoteonline.org. The program must be granted Candidacy Status, have a preaccreditation review, complete an on-site evaluation, and be granted Accreditation Status before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam. A candidacy decision for UNCP's MSOT program will be made in December 2023. All states require licensure to practice. State licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.