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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Occupational Therapy students practice with a walker and kitchen tools

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Program

Learn how you can become an entry-level OT practitioner in just 28 months. The program is built on an occupation-based curriculum with a student-centered approach.
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

MOT boasts a 95% graduation rate and a 97% NBCOT pass rate over the past 3 years. NBCOT information can be found at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

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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

Accreditation information can be found at www.acoteonline.org

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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!