College of Education and Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy Department
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) degree requires 56 semester hours for completion over a period of 21 months (five semesters), beginning in August of Year 1 and extending to May of Year 2.
Prior to entering the program, applicants must provide evidence of a bachelor’s degree and completion of 21 credit hours of foundational prerequisite (link to prerequisites) courses for partial completion of ACOTE standards.
To meet the required 56 semester credits, students must complete 22 courses, including fieldwork level II and a capstone project. Students must complete the entire program in three years.
The Salus University MSOT degree program requires the following:
|Graduate coursework: 21 months|
|Two full-time Level II fieldwork rotations (12 weeks each)|
|August to December||Fall semester coursework|
|January to May||Spring semester coursework with Fieldwork Level 1|
|May to August||Summer session coursework with Fieldwork Level 1|
|August to December|| Fall semester coursework with Fieldwork Level 1
|January to June||Full-time Fieldwork Level II, Rotation 1 (12 weeks)|
|(includes on-line coursework)|