Careers in Occupational Therapy
According to U.S. New Best Jobs, Occupational Therapists rank #20 in Best Health Care Jobs and recieved high marks in terms of salary, future growth, and work life balance. 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:
- Rehabilitation facilities
- Mental health settings
- Community settings
- Preschools & Daycares
- Skilled nursing facilities
About Our Program
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.
Application will Open in December 2023
The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program will begin accepting applications through the OTCAS platform in December. Applicants who have attended one of our Virtual Information Sessions are given priority consideration. Be sure to sign up for a slot today!
|Anatomy & physiology (2 semesters with labs)||8|
|Physics or Physical Science||3|
OCCT 5000 - Theories & Foundations in Occupational Therapy
OCCT 5400 - Clinical Neuroscience
OCCT 5680 - Health Promotion and Aging
OCCT 6490 - Pediatrics in Occupational Therapy II
OCCT 6800 - Senior Seminar I
OCCT 6880 - Senior Seminar II