Future Students

As Tennessee's leading provider of healthcare professionals, UT's mission is to meet the state's workforce need while maintaining a standard of academic excellence. The entry level master's Program in Occupational Therapy has the unique opportunity to include health concerns of urban communities while providing cost effective healthcare education.

The MOT Program's distinguishing features include:

  • entry after 90 hours of prerequisites coursework; an undergraduate degree is optional
  • inter-professional learning experiences
  • faculty expertise in pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, assistive technology, and neuroscience
  • faculty with advanced degrees: the majority hold doctoral degrees
  • faculty/student ratio of 1:6
  • three fieldwork opportunities at separate sites, including one special interest opportunity
  • advanced classroom technologies
  • small group learning experiences
  • professional development opportunities

Students will start their courses in the Winter Semester (January). All students will graduate in the year in which all academic and fieldwork requirements have been met. The professional program consists of 18 months of coursework and nine months of fieldwork. UTHSC graduates emerge as leaders who are competent, compassionate, community change agents prepared to improve healthcare throughout the delivery of quality care to all citizens.

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