Master of Occupational Therapy
Student Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Apply theoretical and empirical knowledge from the basic, behavioral, social, and occupational therapy sciences in planning and implementing occupational therapy practice.
  2. Advocate for change in one’s own life, profession, society, and in the lives of those seeking occupational therapy services.
  3. Communicate clearly and effectively in professional situations, using appropriate modes of expression, documentation and interpersonal interaction.
  4. Implement professional and scientific inquiry, methodology, and scholarly writing.
  5. Participate and contribute in the planning, development, and implementation of emerging and or current patterns of occupational therapy service delivery in diverse community environments.
  6. Demonstrate competencies in health care, educational, and community environments.
  7. Display cultural competence in meeting the occupational performance needs of diverse populations.
  8. Provide occupational therapy services within the framework of legal, ethical, and professional standards.