Occupational Therapy, M.Sc. | The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley | Texas City, United States
24 months
Duration
32050 USD/year
32050 USD/year
17530 USD/year
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About

The Master of Science (MS) in Occupational Therapy program from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley provides an opportunity to acquire entry level knowledge and professional skills, to build critical thinking skills, and to develop clinical research skills in a health profession based on occupational performance.

Overview

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley offers a master's degree in Occupational Therapy. The academic curriculum has been designed to expose students to the influence and impact of occupation, culture, systems, and disabilities on the provision of occupational therapy. As a graduate of the program, you will be able to guide individuals in understanding how their ability to perform daily activities affects their ability to take part in home, school, work, and community life. 

Key Features 

  • Guided by the values and ethics of the profession, you will be able to effectively evaluate and provide intervention for clients’ occupational needs, problems, and concerns. 
  • You will be a part of a community where faculty and students engage in and promote scholarly inquiry and service in support of the health and wellness of the Rio Grande Valley.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Tools and Analysis in Occupational Therapy
  • Health Promotion and Prevention
  • Practicum
  • Health, Illness and Disability
  • Health Policy and Ethics
  • Human Occupation
  • Occupational Therapy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
150 (verbal)
140 (quantitative)
2.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States or a recognized international equivalent.
  • Undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.Official transcripts from each institution attended (must be submitted directly to UTRGV).
  • Personal statement addressing (a) why you select OT as a career;    (b) how an OT degree relates to your immediate and long-term professional goals, and (c) describe how your personal, educational, and professional background will help you achieve your goals.
  • Three letters of recommendation from professional or academic sources.
  • GRE General Test. 
  • Documented volunteer hours or experiences.
  • Cleared Criminal Background Check
  • Submission of application to OTCAS.
  • Personal interview.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 64100 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    32050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 64100 USD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • In-State

    17530 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35060 USD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Texas City

882 - 1634 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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