Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (OCCTHRY MSOT)

78 Credits


The Entry-Level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) is a post-baccalaureate entry-level practice degree intended for students who want to study to become occupational therapists.  

The curriculum sequence is intentional and complies with standards established by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. Classroom education is provided by experienced educator-clinicians and is supported by on-campus practical activities and off-campus experiences in practice settings. The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Davenport University provides education that is knowledge-driven and prepares students for contemporary and emerging areas of practice.

The 78-credit Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is a full-time on-campus program offered at the W.A. Lettinga Campus. Students enter in the Fall Semester and progress through the curriculum as a cohort. The program is 28 months in length and is conducted over 7 consecutive semesters (including summers).  

Academic Preparatory Requirements

All students admitted into the Davenport University Master of Science in Occupational Therapy are expected to have a baccalaureate degree and specific undergraduate preparation. Refer to the Preparation for Health Pre-Professional Program for academic prerequisites for the MSOT program. Prerequisite course requirements can also be met through transfer courses that have similar content and academic rigor.

Which class should I take? When should I take it?

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