Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Interim Chair and Assistant Professor: Henscheid

Occupational Therapy Program Director and Professor:  Kornblau

Professors: Kornblau

Associate Professors: Devine, Dye, Foley, Gerber, Jackman, Seiger

Assistant Professors:  Canavan, Clarke, Farnsworth, Harris, Henscheid, Jepson, Nichols, Ralphs, Woolstenhulme

Master of Occupational TherapyDegreeMaster of Occupational Therapy
Bachelor of Science in Health Science and Master of Occupational TherapyDegreeBachelor of Science/Master of Occupational Therapy

Mission Statements and Learning Outcomes

Master of Occupational Therapy Program

Prepare entry-level clinicians competent to meet the diverse needs of people locally, nationally, and globally by upholding the standards of occupational therapy education. The program is committed to providing high-quality student-centered interdisciplinary education, scholarship, lifelong learning opportunities, and respect for cultural diversity.

Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs) for the MOT Program are:

  • SLO #1 Graduates will apply foundational concepts, knowledge of occupation, and reflective practice to competently practice as an occupational therapist.
  • SLO #2 As effective consumers of the scientific literature, graduates will incorporate evidence-based decision-making into their occupational practice.
  • SLO #3 Graduates will promote awareness of the impact of psycho-social issues, as part of interdisciplinary practice, on the provision and outcomes of occupational therapy in existing and emerging practice areas.
  • SLO #4 As reflective practitioners, graduates will foster self-assessment skills related to professional development and a commitment to lifelong learning.
  • SLO #5 Graduates will promote awareness of the unique challenges of occupational therapy practice and occupational participation in rural settings.
  • SLO #6 In their provision of occupational therapy services, graduates will respect, apply, and incorporate principles of diversity and cultural competence.