Program Details

The program prepares graduates to practice as generalists in the profession of occupational therapy.
Location:
Fort Myers, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Master
Specialty:
Occupational Therapy

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Department of Occupational Therapy & Community Health offers a post-baccalaureate, entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. The two-year entry-level program (4 academic semesters and six months internship) includes 62 credit hours of graduate coursework. The program prepares graduates to practice as generalists in the profession of occupational therapy. It requires students to obtain and utilize a broad liberal arts education prior to entry. It prepares students to function in a wide variety of settings utilizing the principles and intervention approaches related to occupation, and to supervise occupational therapy support personnel. Graduates of the program are expected: ¦to adopt the values of ethical practice ¦to be effective consumers of research as a basis for practice ¦to advocate for the profession and for its clients ¦to pursue lifelong learning as a means of keeping current with best professional practice.

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities
Requirements:
Official academic transcript showing a BSN from a nationally accredited program GRE or MAT test Cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher Complete following with a C or above: Statistics course Health assessment course Evidence of current and unrestricted registration as a registered nurse with eligibility for Florida RN licensure Evidence of a minimum one year current practice experience as a registered nurse A current resume and statement of career goals For applicants who have attended, but not completed another MSN program, provide a letter of support from the dean of the school of nursing (or designee) that addresses the following: Potential for success in a MSN program Interpersonal communication skills Other information as determined by the dean
International Requirements:
Official academic transcript showing a BSN from a nationally accredited program GRE or MAT test Cumulative GPA 3.0 or higher Complete following with a C or above: Statistics course Health assessment course Evidence of current and unrestricted registration as a registered nurse with eligibility for Florida RN licensure Evidence of a minimum one year current practice experience as a registered nurse A current resume and statement of career goals For applicants who have attended, but not completed another MSN program, provide a letter of support from the dean of the school of nursing (or designee) that addresses the following: Potential for success in a MSN program Interpersonal communication skills Other information as determined by the dean

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