Occupational Therapy

University of Toronto

Master On Campus
36 months
37790 CAD/year
10550 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Occupational Therapy program of University of Toronto prepares students in advanced academic and professional knowledge and applied research skills for leadership in occupational therapy practice.


The Occupational Therapy program of University of Toronto emphasizes the application of theory and research evidence to clinical practice through rigorous studies in occupational therapy and research production and utilization.

Graduates are eligible to write the certification examination of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists, a requirement for registration with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario and most other professional regulatory colleges in Canada. Practice in another country generally requires the graduate to pass the licensing requirement specific to that country. Graduates are eligible to:

  • practise independently in a variety of roles, such as consultants and case managers, and in a range of settings, such as acute care, interdisciplinary programs, private practice, and primary health care;
  • supervise rehabilitation assistants, OT aides, or other support workers;
  • use principles of research-based practice to guide and evaluate service delivery;
  • contribute to research that will advance the knowledge base of the discipline;
  • assume management roles;
  • take leadership roles in the profession;
  • take leadership roles in health care and other sectors including social services, education, and labour;
  • fill academic-practitioner positions; and
  • pursue doctoral studies and careers in academia or clinical research.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Skills and Technology: Human Factors and Design in Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Science: Foundations for Occupational Therapy
  • Research Approaches and Methods in Occupational Therapy
  • Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Assessment in Occupational Therapy
  • Musculo-Skeletal Foundations for Occupational Therapy Practice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines




90 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
B (recommended)

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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An appropriate bachelor's degree from a recognized university with high academic standing and a mid-B average or better in the final year of study.
  • To determine initial ranking only, the department will review the last 10.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) completed at the undergraduate level by the application deadline.
  • Applicants whose primary language is not English and who graduated from a university where the language of instruction is not English must provide proof of English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37790 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37790 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    10550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10550 CAD per year and a duration of 36 months.


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Occupational Therapy
University of Toronto