Occupational Therapy (Professional-Entry Level), M.Sc. | Ithaca College | Ithaca, United States
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Occupational Therapy (Professional-Entry Level)

24 months
43654 USD/year
43654 USD/year
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This Occupational Therapy (Professional-Entry Level) graduate program at Ithaca College is a perfect fit for career changers and those who have earned a bachelor’s degree in another area of study.


The Occupational Therapy (Professional-Entry Level) graduate degree at Ithaca College is specifically designed to train people who may have a bachelor's degree in another area of study and/or who are career changers who want to be employed as an occupational therapist.


Our program is a great fit if you are interested in:

  • Health and wellness and pursuing a rehabilitation profession
  • Working with people of all ages who need specialized assistance to lead independent, productive, and satisfying lives due to physical, developmental, social, or emotional problems
  • Supporting people with the "occupations" of self-care, work, and play/leisure activities to increase independence, enhance development, and/or prevent disability
  • Gaining knowledge and skills across the lifespan, with an opportunity to focus in on specialty areas of practice  
  • Providing community and population based services to meet the needs of our changing society

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Functional Human Anatomy
  • Occupational Therapy Theory
  • Neuroscience
  • Kinesiology
  • Psychiatry in Occupational Therapy
  • Applied Interventions in Occupational Therapy
  • Group Process in Occupational Therapy
  • Concepts in Adult Occupational Therapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application submitted via OTCAS.
  • A completed bachelor’s degree with a minimum of GPA of 3.0. There is no specific undergraduate major that is required.
  • Completion of all prerequisite courses (more information below) with a grade of C or higher. All prerequisite coursework must be completed within 10 years of enrollment date and applicants may apply with no more than three “in-progress” prerequisite courses. Final transcripts for all in-progress prerequisites are required prior to starting the program.
  • Two letters of recommendation, one from a healthcare practitioner if possible. Two additional letters of recommendation are required when applying for a Graduate Assistantship.
  • Resume
  • Writing sample

Tuition Fee

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    43654 USD/year
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Living costs for Ithaca

1128 - 2460 USD /month
Living costs

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


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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