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School of Occupational Therapy

With two entry-level degree options, Belmont provides excellent preparation to become a licensed professional in the dynamic field of occupational therapy.  Both programs have been educating future therapists for over 15 years and are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD)
The entry-level doctoral program is a full-time day program for those who have completed a bachelor’s degree at a regionally accredited college or university in any major.

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
Available Only to Practicing COTAs or PTAs
The master’s degree program is designed exclusively for licensed occupational therapy assistants (OTAs) who have also received initial certification by NBCOT.  A limited number of spaces in the program are also available to licensed physical therapist assistants (PTAs) who have worked with an occupational therapist.  The full-time program is offered in an accelerated format that combines on-campus classes supplemented by online coursework.

Belmont University’s Occupational Therapy programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE); 4720 Montgomery Lane; Suite 200; Bethesda, MD 20824-3449; 301-652-2682; www.acoteonline.org.

School of Occupational Therapy
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