This entry-level graduate degree prepares students to become competent and caring occupational therapists.
Occupational Therapy at Chicago State University is the art and science of directing an individual’s participation in everyday activities to restore, reinforce and enhance performance, facilitate learning of skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish or correct pathology, and promote and maintain health. Its fundamental concern is the capacity, throughout the life span, to perform with satisfaction to self and others those tasks and roles essential to productive living and to the mastery of self and the environment.
The mission of the Department of Occupational Therapy is to provide education designed to prepare competent and effective occupational therapists skilled at meeting the demands of diverse environments and rapidly changing service delivery systems. The program seeks to develop therapists who possess foundation skills in the principles of the occupational therapy profession and the ability to integrate knowledge into practice while using the critical thinking and reflective abilities necessary to address the multiple roles of practitioner, consultant, educator, manager, researcher and advocate within diverse service delivery systems.
The program’s purpose is to develop graduates that are compassionate and dedicated to implementing contextually relevant occupation-based services that promote and enhance the health, participation and quality of life for individuals and populations.
The Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
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- Foundation Principles in OT
- Human Occupation
- Health Conditions
- Evaluation & Intervention
- Contexts of OT Service Delivery
- Research Methods in OT
- 12 months
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- Official High School transcript – Foreign transcripts not written in English must be translated into English by a nationally known credential translator. Applicants must meet a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale.
- Foreign Credential Evaluation – Only accepted by Education Credential Evaluators or World Education Services
- Official ACT or SAT scores – Must meet a minimum ACT composite of 18 or SAT composite of 960.
- Official TOEFL or IELTS scores (Not required if English is the applicant’s country first language).
- Personal essay
- Letter of Recommendation
- $30 (U.S.) non-refundable Application fee
International630 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 630 USD per credit during 12 months.
National630 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 630 USD per credit during 12 months.
In-State325 USD/creditTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 325 USD per credit during 12 months.
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