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Curriculum

The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is offered in an accelerated format combining intensive weekend classes in Nashville, held approximately every 3 weeks, with an online component supplementing classroom activities.  This is a demanding full-time program that builds on the education and skills that OTAs and PTAs have already accomplished.

Master of Science of Occupational Therapy
Weekend Course of Study

Fall Semester – Year 1 (15 credits)

OTW 5040 Foundations in Occupational Therapy 
2
OTW 5000 Physiology & Clinical Pathophysiology
OTW 5010 Neuroscience in OT 3
OTW 5011 Neuroscience in OT Lab 1
OTW 5030 Kinesiology in OT
OTW 5031 Kinesiology in OT Lab
OTW 5050 Developmental Influences on Living
2

 

Spring Semester – Year 1 (16 credits)

OTW 5130 Research Methods
OTW 5150 Occupational Performance I
4
OTW 5151 Occupational Performance I Lab
OTW 5152
Clinical Studies I 
1
OTW 5153 Level I Fieldwork I 1
OTW 5154
Fieldwork Seminar I 
OTW 5260 Assistive Technology for Human Performance I
OTW 5250
Occupational Analysis 3

Summer Semester – Year 1 (13 credits)

OTW 5160 Occupational Performance II 4
OTW 5161 Occupational Performance II Lab                    

OTW 5162 Clinical Studies II 1
OTW 5163 Level I Fieldwork II 1
OTW 5164 Fieldwork Seminar II 1

OTW 5230

Research Project 

2

OTW 5370

Contemporary Issues in Occupational Therapy Practice

3




Fall Semester – Year 2 (13 credits)

OTW 5170 Occupational Performance III 4
OTW 5171 Occupational Performance III Lab 1
OTW 5172 Clinical Studies III
OTW 5173
Level I Fieldwork III
1
OTW 5174
Fieldwork Seminar III
1
OTW 5320
Professional Issues
3
OTW 5360
Assistive Technology for Human Performance II

Spring Semester – Year 2 (9 credits)

OTW 5400
Fieldwork Level II, part 1                                  
9

Summer Semester – Year 2 (9 credits)

OTW 5410  Fieldwork Level II, part 2                                  


Total Hours: 75


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