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Occupational Therapy

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

24 months
44250 USD/year
44250 USD/year
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The Occupational Therapy program of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences gives students the power to help people regain independence in their daily lives.


The Occupational Therapy program of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences builds on your bachelor’s degree to help you develop the advanced knowledge and skills required for contemporary occupational therapy practice.

In this full-time, two-year program, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside professional experts in our advanced simulation laboratories and through a wide range of clinical experiences both on and off campus. You’ll learn how to build or restore patients’ abilities to perform daily tasks and educate them to optimize their independence. When you graduate, you’ll be eligible to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy exam and begin your rewarding career.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate knowledge and performance of occupational therapy practice that is safe, legal, ethical, effective and compassionate, which includes screening, assessment, occupational therapy diagnosis, plan of care, and assessment of outcomes (practice engagement);
  • Demonstrate professional behavior and communication skills (professional behavior);
  • Acquire knowledge of different cultural, gender, socio-economic, ethical and contextual factors that affect occupational therapy practice (community engagement);
  • Develop the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences through writing, listening, and speech (communication);
  • Demonstrate integration of cognitive and practical learning required to enhance outcomes for clients in a variety of practice settings (scholarship in practice; practice engagement);
  • Educate others regarding occupational therapy practice, prevention, health and wellness, using relevant and effective teaching methodologies (education);
  • Manage resources to achieve occupational therapy goals while participating as a full member of the inter-professional team and understanding economic factors that impact the delivery of services (systems of practice);
  • Demonstrate the capacity to make significant contributions to clients, the profession, and the community within complex health systems (practice engagement; systems of practice);
  • Provide autonomous care and appropriately address patients’ needs for services with the use of support services and/or outside referral (practice engagement);
  • Demonstrate commitment to occupational therapy through participation in professional organizations, ongoing learning, and professional development (practice engagement; scholarship in practice; classroom as clinic—clinic as classroom);
  • Demonstrate commitment to the current and future needs of local and global communities through service (scholarship in practice).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Contemporary Theory in OT Practice
  • Clinical Reasoning in Occupational Therapy
  • Practice Engagement: Mental Health
  • Practice Engagement: Therapeutic Groups
  • Scholarship in Practice: Evidence-Based Practice
  • Practice Engagement: Environments and Technologies (with Lab)

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


84 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum overall 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum prerequisite 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • English language proficiency

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44250 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    44250 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 44250 USD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Boston

1560 - 3239 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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