Master of Occupational Therapy
Walsh University's Master of Occupational Therapy program allows students to pursue a career in one of the nation's emerging fields. Occupational therapy was cited as a Top 25 job for 2017 by U.S. News and World Report. And the Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the field of OT to grow by 27 percent between 2014 to 2024.
Occupational therapists work with clients to build or restore their abilities to perform daily tasks or “occupations” by utilizing a holistic approach. Each client is evaluated to determine not only the reason abilities have been impacted, but also to establish a personalized therapy plan that considers an individual’s responsibilities and everyday environment.
The Walsh University Occupational Therapy program distinguishes itself as being a leader in academic excellence and interprofessional education.
- Experienced faculty and small classes assure individual attention and encourage active participation
- Hands-on clinical experience opportunities throughout Ohio and the U.S.
- State-of-the-art facilities
- Ephasis on occupational justice through student service learning activities and international experiences
Undergraduate students interested in pursuing this program of study should refer to the Pre-Occupational Therapy program in the School of Behavioral and Health Sciences.