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Be an agent of change in the field of Occupational Therapy.

Are you ready to pursue your personal and professional best as you strive to help people function to the best of their abilities? Then you’re ready for Pitt’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy program.

Ranked 3rd in the country by U.S. News & World Report, this program prepares you to implement evidence-based practice, understand changing health care delivery models and become an agent of change in the field of occupational therapy.

You will be mentored by faculty who are also renowned clinicians and researchers. They will guide you through didactic, fieldwork and capstone experiences that go beyond the generalist level of an occupational therapist. With their innovative leadership and focus on advocacy, you’ll not only graduate ready to pass the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Examination, you’ll be prepared to practice at the top of your license.

Bold Moves SHRS: No need for costly equipment thanks to creative interventions in occupational therapy at Pitt SHRS - Pitt Occupational Therapy is pioneering Strategy Training, a method of rehabilitation that provides patients with the problem-solving tools necessary to meet their individual goals, whatever they may be. Read more here.