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Occupational Therapy

University of Louisiana at Monroe

Master
12 months
Duration
9236 USD/year
9236 USD/year
Unknown
Tuition fee
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About

The Occupational Therapy Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is located in Caldwell Hall, on University Avenue. The OT program offers an Associate of Science in Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) and the OTA to Master of Occupational Therapy Bridge Program.

Overview

Occupational Therapy is a health profession which evaluates and treats people with developmental, social, emotional, or physical problems and helps these individuals develop the skills to overcome the challenges of a disability. 

The aim of this Occupational Therapy program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe is to enable those who are temporarily or permanently disabled to be as independent as possible in the areas of work, home, self-care, and leisure skills while recovering from or adapting to their disability.

Occupational therapy services typically include

  • Customized treatment programs to improve one's ability to perform daily activities
  • Comprehensive home and job site evaluations with adaptation recommendations
  • Performance skills assessments and treatment
  • Adaptive equipment recommendations and usage training
  • Guidance to family members and caregivers. 

Programme Structure

  • Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapy assistant administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be a Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant (COTA).
  • In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the Graduate School Application 
  • Submit Transcripts
  • Submit Official Test Scores
  • English Language Requirement
  • Statement of Financial Backing 
  • Proof of Immunization Form
  • Graduate Assistant Application

Tuition Fee

  • International

    9236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9236 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    9236 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9236 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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