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:

Not sure which program you are eligible for? Find out more information here?

Vision

The vision of the Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science is to be a national leader in the development of occupational therapy practitioners and occupational scientists who improve the health and occupational lives of individuals, communities and populations.

Mission Statement

The Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science cultivates competent, ethical, and empathic occupational therapists and occupational scientists who are leaders, scholars and advocates. This is achieved through innovative teaching, immersive learning experiences, and dynamic community partnerships.

Revised and Approved by Faculty on August 19, 2015

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 #13 of the top 100 jobs of 2015

Towson University's Professional Master's Occupational Therapy Program ranked #21 according to U.S. News and World Report

 

 

 

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




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