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Occupational Therapy

Barry University

12 months
Duration
990 USD/credit
990 USD/credit
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About

The Occupational Therapy Program at Barry University offers an innovative curriculum that leads to a Master of Science degree, and prepares you for certification as a registered occupational therapist.

Overview

Key Features

On-campus occupational therapy courses are scheduled on two weekends each month in the fall, spring, and summer semesters, so that adults may continue to work or raise their families while preparing for a professional career.

The Occupational Therapy Program at Barry University integrates face to face and distance education.

Students complete a 12-week full-time fieldwork placement in a general rehabilitation or skilled nursing center after the first year of study, and another full-time fieldwork placement after the second year. The program can be completed in two and a half years.

No credit is awarded for experiential learning or work experience.

Students are required to have computer access and web cam.

The faculty at Barry University work as occupational therapists, while teaching on weekends. Their dedication to alternative education for adult learners makes them unique.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Kinesiology for Health Science Majors
  • Principles of Occupational Therapy
  • Neuroscience Fundamentals for Occupational Therapy
  • Conditions in Childhood
  • Evaluation with Children
  • Development and Intervention in Childhood
  • Conditions in Adulthood
  • Evaluation with Adults
  • Activities of Daily Living: Strategies for Special Needs
  • Development and Intervention in Adulthood
  • Conditions in Later Life
  • Evaluation with Older Adults
  • Development and Intervention in Later Life
  • Clinical Practicum and Seminar

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Most programs require a $30 nonrefundable application fee. This fee is waived for Barry alumni or those referred by Barry alumni.
  • You must submit complete official transcripts from every college or university attended, regardless of whether or not a degree was completed. If you previously attended Barry University, you do not need to re-submit any transcripts already on file. 
  • Submit a statement of purpose (goals) or career narrative statement as required by the specific school.
  • Provide the required recommendations in support of graduate study.
  • Supply current admission entrance examination scores (EAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT), as required by the individual school or program. In general, test scores older than five years will not be accepted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    990 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 990 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for North Miami

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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