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 from the University of Pittsburgh requires the completion of 33 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.
The Master of Science (MS) in Occupational Therapy is a one-year (3-term) graduate program housed within the Department of Occupational Therapy. This advanced practice program is designed for those with a baccalaureate degree in occupational therapy.
- Foundations of Occupation
- Therapeutic Approaches
- Biomechanical Theory & Practice
- Clinical Seminar
- Clinical Preceptorship
- Developmental Theory and Practice
- 12 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- Bachelor's degree in occupational therapy. For international students, a bachelor's degree or diploma must be from a school/university approved by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) in the year that the applicant graduated and/or national governmental institutions that approve/accredit occupational therapy programs to grant a degree in occupational therapy (e.g., Ministry of Health).
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (based on a 4.0).
- Evidence of graduate level writing skills
- Documented evidence of knowledge of rehabilitation through previous paid work experiences, internships or field experiences, or volunteer work experiences.
International34950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34950 USD per year during 12 months.
National34950 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 34950 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State29266 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 29266 USD per year during 12 months.
Part-time: LOCAL: $1,190 per credit NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL: $2,031 per credit
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