Pre-Occupational Therapy Psychology Major
What does Walsh's Pre-Occupational Therapy program entail?
Students interested in a career as an Occupational Therapist major in psychology, with the intent to pursue a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy. This pre-professional major offers a strong background in behaviorally based techniques for interacting with clients and a solid foundation in coursework for graduate studies.
What makes Walsh's Pre-Occupational Therapy program unique?
- Diverse Coursework. This major emphasizes core skills while engaging students in psychology and science coursework.
- Experienced Faculty. Our professors hold the doctorate degree and are competent researchers and practitioners.
- State of the Art Facilities. Walsh University houses laboratories equipped with the latest technologies giving our students "hands-on" experience with instruments and tools used in the field.
- Master's of Science in Occupational Therapy. The Psychology pre-OT major provides the foundational education for competitive application for admission to a Master of Occupational Therapy Degree Program. Walsh University is currently in the development of a Master in Occupational Therapy degree program and will seek State and Regional Accreditation within the next two years.
Generally speaking, what courses will I need to take?
Pre-Occupational Therapy programs require students to take a solid core of psychology, math and science courses including:
- Human Development Across the Lifespan
- Principles of Sociology
- Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences
- Principles of Biology
- Medical Terminology
- Anatomy and Physiology
Our coursework meets prerequisites for Walsh University's Master's of Science in Occupational Therapy.