Occupational Therapy, M.Sc. | University of New Hampshire | Durham, United States
30 months
27810 USD/year
27810 USD/year
14170 USD/year
Tuition fee
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A master’s degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) at University of New Hampshire will prepare you for a career supporting people in the daily activities that are important to them. A fast-growing field, occupational therapy provides opportunities to work with people of all ages in a range of clinical settings. 


The accredited master’s degree program in Occupational Therapy from University of New Hampshire emphasizes the understanding that engagement in everyday activities fulfills social needs and gives meaning to life, and is essential to the development, adaptation and well-being of individuals, societies and populations. You’ll learn to evaluate, provide intervention, and monitor the outcomes of patients facing a variety of illnesses, injuries and disabilities, such as autism, traumatic brain injury, stroke, substance abuse and musculoskeletal injuries.

Why choose UNH's Occupational Therapy program?

At UNH, you will gain valuable hands-on experience, integrating your knowledge and skills as you provide services with people in the community through academic courses and fieldwork. You will have opportunities to become involved with faculty research and scholarly projects, and you will also be supported by the educational, service and social opportunities of the Student Occupational Therapy Association on campus. 

The two-and-a-half-year program includes fieldwork. After completing your degree, you will be eligible to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy certification exam to become a registered occupational therapist. Students in the B.S./M.S. Program enter the master’s program with advanced standing, making the total program five and a half years.


  • Acute care
  • Administration
  • Early intervention programs
  • Hand therapy clinics
  • Hospitals
  • In-patient rehabilitation centers
  • Mental health and substance abuse programs
  • Primary care settings
  • School settings
  • Skilled nursing facilities

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • OT Practice and Professional Roles
  • Human Occupation
  • Mind Body Systems: Neurologically-based Function and Dysfunction - Pediatric Conditions
  • Human Movement and Environmental Effects on Everyday Occupations
  • Administration and Management for Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Psychosocial Evaluation and Intervention

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

March 1 for UNH B.S./M.S. Students


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation: 3 required
  • Personal Statement/Essay Questions
  • Resume
  • International Applicants: Some academic departments recommend that international applicants, living outside of the United States, and planning on pursuing a research based degree, submit a preapplication form before submitting a full application. If your desired program is not on the form, departments prefer a full application be submitted. Preapplication requests will be carefully reviewed and a decision usually provided within 3 weeks.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27810 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 30 months.
  • National

    27810 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 27810 USD per year during 30 months.
  • In-State

    14170 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14170 USD per year during 30 months.


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