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Pitt occupational therapy students and faculty assess the fit of a custom fabricated splint

The Department of Occupational Therapy offers an advanced practice program for occupational therapists with a bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy. The program is intended for occupational therapists, educated in the United States or internationally, who are seeking advanced knowledge and skills.

This program is unique in customizing learning to each student’s goals. We work with our students to design an in-depth course of study in their chosen area of advanced practice, drawing on resources within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and the University of Pittsburgh.

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Learn more about the structure of the Master of Science OT program.

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View a list of admission requirements and detailed apllication instructions.


View the plans of study for US educated and International OTs.

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Preceptorships help upgrade clinical skills. Learn more about this component of the MS OT curriculum.

Why Choose Pitt OT?

Aside from being highly ranked, here are some other reasons to study Occupational Therapy at Pitt!