Master of Occupational Therapy
Student Learning Outcomes

therapist applying a splint on patient

Upon completion of the program, the student will demonstrate the attitudes, knowledge and skills necessary for competent practice. The graduate student will:

  1. Apply theoretical and empirical knowledge from the basic, behavioral, social, and occupational therapy sciences in planning and implementing occupational therapy practice. Advocate for clients, families and the profession through employment as an OT.
  2. Communicate clearly and effectively in professional situations, using appropriate modes of expression, documentation and interpersonal interaction.
  3. Implement professional and scientific inquiry, methodology, and scholarly writing.
  4. Participate and contribute in the planning, development, and implementation of state of the art clinical practice.
  5. Demonstrate competencies in the complex, collaborative and changing health care, educational, and community environments.
  6. Display cultural competence in meeting the occupational performance needs of diverse populations.
  7. Provide occupational therapy services within the framework of legal, ethical, and professional standards.