Future Students

As Tennessee's leading provider of healthcare professionals, UTHSC's mission is to meet the state's workforce needs 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 education
  • faculty expertise in pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, assistive technology, and neuroscience
  • faculty with advanced degrees: the majority hold doctoral degrees
  • over 500 fieldwork sites nationwide
  • advanced classroom technologies, including simulation experience with live actors and manikins
  • small group learning experiences
  • professional development opportunities
  • emphasis on diversity, community outreach, and research
  • immersed in the UTHSC Health Science Center with opportunities across the state
  • advanced certification of faculty in assistive technology, sensory integration, low vision, parenting support, aging-in-place, manual therapy, and feeding

Students will start their courses in the Spring Term (January). All students will graduate in the year in which all academic and fieldwork requirements have been met. The professional program consists of 21 months of coursework and six 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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