2018-2019 Catalog

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Total Course Requirements for the Master's Degree (96 units)

  • Completion of a B.S. or B.A. in another field of study.
  • Completion of specific prerequisites for admission to the program.
  • Completion of the following didactic and clinical courses in the sequence offered:

The entry level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program is comprised of 96 units of entry-level professional didactic and clinical coursework offered in a Trimester format including Summer Sessions. Courses are listed by course number and title as a sequence of seven consecutive semesters, five didactic and two full-time clinical internships.

Requirements

A.  Semester One (16 units):

OTR 500Person-Environment-Occupation

2

OTR 502History of Occupation

2

OTR 504Activities Across the Lifespan

3

OTR 506Interactive Reasoning

3

OTR 508Professional Development Seminar I Portfolio: Introduction to E-Portfolio

1

OTR 510Introduction to Frameworks for Occupational Therapy Practice

2

OTR 512Human Anatomy

3

B.  Semester Two (17 units):

OTR 515Introduction to Frameworks for Occupational Therapy Practice

3

OTR 517Occupation-Based Assessment I - Adolescents

1

OTR 519Occupation-Based Intervention I - Adolescence

2

OTR 521Conditions Affecting Health I

2

OTR 523Case Seminar I - Adolescent

1

OTR 525OT Research I - Qualitative

2

OTR 527Foundations of Kinesiology for Occupational Therapy

4

OTR 529Fieldwork I Adolescents

1

OTR 530Professional Development Seminar II Portfolio

1

C. Semester Three (16 units):

OTR 535Conditions Affecting Health I - Adolescents

3

OTR 537Occupation-Based Assessment II - Pediatrics

1

OTR 539Occupation-Based Intervention II - Pediatrics

2

OTR 541Conditions Affecting Health II - Pediatrics

2

OTR 543Case Seminar II Pediatrics

1

OTR 547Neurological Foundations of Occupation

5

OTR 550Level I Fieldwork - Pediatrics

1

OTR 552Professional Development Seminar - Portfolio III: Qualitative Research Project

1

D. Semester Four (14 units):

OTR 545OT Research II - Quantitative Research Methods for Health Professions

3

OTR 553Professional Development Seminar - Portfolio IV: Evidence-Based Practice in Occupational Therapy

1

OTR 555Occupation Across the Lifespan III - Adult

3

OTR 557Occupational Based Assessment III - Adults

1

OTR 559Occupation-Based Intervention III - Adult

2

OTR 561Conditions Affecting Health III - Adults

2

OTR 563Case Seminar III Adult

1

OTR 571Level I Fieldwork - Adults

1

E. Semester Five (15 units):

OTR 554Professional Development Seminar - Portfolio V: Quantitative Research Project

1

OTR 567Administration & Management in Occupational Therapy

2

OTR 569Application of Adaptive and Assistive in Occupational Therapy

2

OTR 575Occupation Across the Lifespan IV - Geriatrics

3

OTR 577Occupation-Based Assessment IV - Geriatrics

1

OTR 579Occupation-Based Intervention IV: Geriatrics

2

OTR 581Conditions Affecting Health IV - Geriatrics

2

OTR 583Case Seminar IV Geriatrics

1

OTR 591Level I Fieldwork - Geriatrics

1

F. Semester Six (9 units):

OTR 592Fieldwork II A

9

G. Semester Seven (9 units):

OTR 593Fieldwork II B

9

H. Comprehensive Exam