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Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

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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.

The Master of Science (MS) Program in Occupational Therapy requires the completion of 30 credits. With approval, students may select courses from the Department of Occupational Therapy, from within the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, or from departments throughout the University.

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Learn more about the structure of the Master of Science (MS) Program in Occupational Therapy.

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View a list of admission requirements and detailed apllication instructions.

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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 in Occupational Therapy curriculum.

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Why Choose Pitt OT?

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