Occupational Therapy

Helping people engage in meaningful activities (occupations) that impact health and wellness is the key ambition of every occupational therapist. Students in our OT program learn a holistic and integrative approach as they become occupational therapy practitioners. Learn more about Occupational Therapy.

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Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Program

Advance your occupational therapy career. Apply research concepts to your practice or a new area, expand your leadership skills & explore current OT technologies.
Occupational Therapy students practice with arm braces

Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Program

Begin your career in the growing field of occupational therapy. Build foundational knowledge as well as advanced skills in practice, research & program development.
MOT student Rita Goodwin demonstrating LSVT BIG for a client

USM LAC Community Clinic

The student-led, faculty supported USM LAC Community Clinic provides free therapy services to uninsured or under-served clients in our community.
Class of 2018

Graduation and NBCOT Pass Rate

With full-time student graduation rates at 100% for the past three years, MOT faculty provide the knowledge and support needed to ensure student success.

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Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We’ve moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.

ACOTE Accreditation

USM’s MOT program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

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MOT Photos

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Faces of MOT

Jessica Campbell and Alyssa Pattison talk about their new lives as practicing Occupational Therapists!