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Occupational Therapy

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Master
30 months
Duration
24974 USD/year
24974 USD/year
10466 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Occupational therapy involves the assessment and treatment of individuals whose ability to perform tasks of living is threatened or impaired by developmental disability, physical disability, psychosocial dysfunction, sensory impairment, or the aging process. The occupational therapy process involves the prevention or correction of physical, developmental, or emotional problems that affect functional performance of the individual. The goal of occupational therapy is to assist the patient in the performance of activities that provide meaning to her or his life.

Overview

The occupational therapy process involves the prevention or correction of physical, developmental, or emotional problems that affect functional performance of the individual. The goal of occupational therapy is to assist the patient in the performance of activities that provide meaning to her or his life.Occupational therapists serve patients of all ages in a variety of settings including rehabilitation facilities, long-term care facilities, public schools, psychiatric hospitals, day care facilities, sheltered workshops, homes, community agencies, and industrial sites.

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Inter-professional Human Gross Anatomy
  • Theoretical Foundations of Occupational Therapy
  • Evidence-Based Practice Capstone
  • Occupational Justice and Participation
  • Human Occupation across the Lifespan

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

101 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from each college and university attended (Note: All transcripts from institutions outside the United States must be submitted in the original language and must be accompanied by a course-by-course evaluation through a NACES Members agency)
  • Grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on MOT Program prerequisites
  • Cummulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 for bachelor's degree
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) is required
  • Knowledge and understanding of occupational therapy gained through a minimum of 40 hours volunteer and/or observation under the general supervision of a licensed occupational therapist as documented on Documentation of Experience form

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24974 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    24974 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24974 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.
  • In-State

    10466 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10466 USD per year and a duration of 30 months.

Costs listed above reflect tuition and required fees for in-state and out-of-state residents if the student attends Summer, Fall and Spring semesters in the first year and Fall and Spring semesters in the second year. The third year of this program has only one semester of coursework (Fall), which is why costs are lower. Costs listed above do not include costs for books and are subject to change. Other fees may apply.

Funding

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