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M.S. in Occupational Therapy

The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is delivered in 24 months (seven semesters), beginning Summer II session of the year accepted. The educational program consists of both academic course work and supervised fieldwork experiences. The curriculum for students in the program is can be found on Master of Science in Occupational Therapy website.

Total Credits for Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy: Minimum of 74

As a component of the occupation’s course, Level I Fieldwork is an exposure to occupational therapy practice involving hands-on experiences located in medical, educational, and community settings in the Indianapolis area to compliment class work. Each Level I is approximately 40 hours.

Fieldwork Level II experiences are full time for 8 weeks. Fieldwork involves diverse populations in settings similar to that of Level I across the lifespan.

The curriculum requires a scholarly contribution (individual thesis or non-thesis research group project). Students admitted to the program need knowledge and skills for computers, compatible software programs, and access to the Internet.

Upon successful completion of both academic and fieldwork experiences, students are eligible to take the certification examination offered through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). For the protection of students and the profession, those who have had felony convictions may be restricted from sitting for this examination and should contact NBCOT with related questions prior to applying.

The IU OT Program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) through 2022. For more information, contact ACOTE.

P.O. Box 31220
Bethesda, MD 20824-1220
Phone: 301-652-6611, ext. 2914
Fax: 301-652-1417
Email: accred@aota.org