The Occupational Therapy MSc program from San José State University enables the student to obtain the education and degrees necessary to be eligible to practice as an occupational therapist.
Once the Master of Science degree in occupational therapy is completed, the student is eligible to sit for the national certification examination. Successful completion of the examination qualifies the candidate to apply for national certification and state licensure.
Graduates with Occupational Therapy from San José State University will:
- Be educated as a generalist with a broad exposure to the delivery models and systems used in settings where occupational therapy is currently practiced and where it is emerging as a service.
- Achieve entry level competence.
- Articulate and apply occupational therapy theory, models of practice, clinical reasoning to evidence-based evaluations and interventions to achieve expected outcomes.
- Uphold the ethical standards, values, and attitudes of the occupational therapy profession.
- Be a competent and critical consumer of research and knowledge that supports practice.
- Understand and value the occupational core of the profession.
- Identify the social, political, economic and cultural issues in a diverse society that impact the ability of individuals, communities and populations (clients) to participate in meaningful occupations.
- Advocate for individuals, communities and populations (clients) and actively promote occupational therapy.
- Demonstrate professional and leadership behaviors.
- Be prepared to make a positive impact on occupational pursuits for the health and well-being of society.
- Be self-directed, life-long learners.
- Historical and Theoretical Foundations of Occupational Therapy
- Occupations through the Lifespan
- Professional Development
- Evaluation in Occupational Therapy
- Occupational Analysis
- Functional Kinesiology for Occupational Therapists
- Occupational Therapy Practice in the Community
- Occupational Therapy with Children
- Occupational Therapy with Youth
- Occupational Therapy with Young Adults
- Occupational Therapy with Middle Aged Adults
- Occupational Therapy with Older Adults
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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- U.S. bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution, or the completion of a 4-year bachelor’s degree from a recognized, accredited, and approved institution from a country outside of the U.S.
- A 3.0 institutional GPA (from the 0.0-4.0 U.S. grading scale) in the last degree completed, or a 3.0 GPA in the last two years of full time study.
- Good academic standing at the last institution attended.
- English Language Proficiency Exam
- International Coursework and Degrees
- Submit U.S./Canada Transcripts
- Submit Test Scores
- Submit Declaration of Finance Form
- Submit Bank Letter or Bank Statement
- Submit Copy of Current Passport
- Submit Copy of Current Visa
International7176 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
National7176 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 3588 USD per semester during 24 months.
- Non-CA Resident tuition includes an additional $396 per unit.
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