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Occupational Therapy

Kean University

24 months
20714 USD/year
20714 USD/year
15752 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Occupational Therapy program from Kean University provides a broad education in the field for students who hold a bachelor's degree in another field. 


Approximately 30 students are admitted to the program each September. Each student completes five semesters of required academic courses and a minimum of six months of supervised fieldwork in an approved clinical setting. 

The Occupational Therapy program from Kean University offers a rich array of hands-on clinical experiences and fieldwork, beginning in the student's first semester. Kean also operates a clinic on campus, where students have an opportunity to work with clients, to develop and master their skills in occupational therapy.

With an excellent outlooks for jobs and career growth, the future for occupational therapy students is bright.

What You Learn

Kean’s 73-credit master's program in occupational therapy welcomes students with different interests, diverse backgrounds and a variety of bachelor’s degrees to apply. You receive the training you need to work in occupational therapy:

  • Develop skills to work with children and adults, including senior citizens
  • Study gross anatomy, kinesiology, neuroscience, research methods and more
  • Complete at least six months of supervised fieldwork

Students who successfully complete the program can take the national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be able to identify him- or herself as an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Conditions Across the Lifespan 
  • Group Development Across the Lifespan
  • Theoretical Guidelines to Practice 
  • Applied Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy
  • Occupations Across the Lifespan
  • Community Partnerships and Service

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


73 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • $75 non-refundable application fee
  • Bachelor's degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (candidates with under a 3.0 will be considered based on the strength of the overall application)
  • Official copies of ALL post-secondary transcripts (this includes transcripts that reflect transfer credit)
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Personal Statement
  • 2-3 Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    20714 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10357 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    15752 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7876 USD per semester during 24 months.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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