Occupational Therapy Program

Sensory lab 2014 - gravity defying...
MOT at the 6th Annual Patrick Dempsey Challenge
MOT at the Patrick Dempsy Challenge
MOT students occasionally indulge in the occupation of eating PIZZA!
Heat pack modalities practice
First Year Students' Modeling lab
Retrograde Massage lab

Lewiston-Auburn College offers an entry level Master of Occupational Therapy program for students who have an undergraduate degree in any field.  

Priority filing deadline for all components of an application (or a re-application) must be received by October 1stClick on the corresponding "Quick Link" to learn about application or re-application requirements for the Master of Occupational Therapy progam.  Applications received after October 1st will be reviewed at the discretion of the program faculty.

The University of Southern Maine offers a MOT 3 + 2 option for those who have not yet completed a Bachelor's degree and Return to Practice courses for OT practioners who wish to refresh their skills when preparing to return to the OT profession after an extended absence.

updated 1st October, 2015.

News & Events

Occupational Therapy Month began in 1980. It is in April to correspond with AOTA's Annual Conference & Expo. - See more at: http://www.aota.org/Conference-Events/OTMonth.aspx#sthash.JV9nLkVn.dpuf
USM's Master of Occupational therapy progam announces dates for MOT interviews.
The third-ranked job, occupational therapist, also came in third last year. Like dental hygienists, occupational therapists tend to work a 9-5 schedule and to determine their own level of commitment. They help people in physically demanding jobs like construction, get back to work, as opposed to physical therapists, No. 5 on the list, who treat more general injuries. Their median annual income is $75,000 and the BLS projects a growth rate of 33% from 2010-2020.