College of Health Professions


Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science


OT students practicing assist techniques, working in the computer lab, working in ceramics lab

Occupational therapy is the art and science of facilitating human participation in occupation (i.e., self-care, leisure and work tasks) to restore, reinforce and enhance performance, facilitate learning of skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity, diminish pathology, and promote health.

Occupational therapists use self-care, work, homemaking, play and leisure activities as therapeutic occupations.

 

The Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science offers the following programs:

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science is to promote education, research, and services that address occupational engagement, social and occupational justice in support of health and well-being of persons, organizations, and populations.

The educational programs prepare students and professionals to be competent, ethical, and empathic occupational therapists and occupational scientists while fostering research, leadership, and advocacy. Educational initiatives also address the academic and broader community’s awareness of the healthful benefits of occupation and occupational therapy.

Revised and Approved by Faculty on May 26, 2010

THE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PROGRAM IS ACCREDITED BY THE ACCREDITATION COUNCIL FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY EDUCATION (ACOTE) OF THE AMERICAN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION (AOTA), LOCATED AT 4720 MONTGOMERY LANE, SUITE 200, BETHESDA, MD 20814-3449.

ACOTE: (301) 652-AOTA

www.acoteonline.org

 

Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science

Towson University

8000 York Road

Towson, MD 21252

410-704-2762

Admissions Information: 410-704-2653

OT Best Jobs from US News & World Report

 

U.S. News & World Report ranks occupational therapy as #11 of the Top 100 Jobs of 2013.

 

 

 

Announcements
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Application Deadlines:
BS/MS: March 1
MS: February 1

Apply for the Warren Internship Award for Level II Fieldwork

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• Interested in the M.S. in Occupational Therapy?

Admissions guidelines for applicants are updated in mid-July. Contact us for more information.




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