Welcome to our occupational therapy program website. Our faculty are highly dedicated educators committed to quality teaching, research, clinical practice, and the profession of occupational therapy. As clinicians with years of experience in a variety of settings, we plan relevant learning experiences to prepare students to become competent practitioners. The curriculum is designed to involve the learner as an active participant in the essential knowledge, skills, behaviors and attitudes necessary for entry-level occupational therapy practice. The faculty take pride in being accessible to our students in order to assist them in their learning. The concept of the seamless classroom whereby students continue their learning outside the walls of the classroom is a reality in our program. To promote the students’ professional development, the students have participated in assessing clients in the community, designing community enhancement projects, and collaborating with faculty, area clinicians, and local agencies to synthesize academic and clinical learning. Students have the opportunity to be involved with the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) to further enhance professional leadership skills and community service experiences.
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Occupational Therapy Program Information
Occupational Therapy at TTUHSC is offered on the Lubbock campus. The program is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). ACOTE can be contacted at:
c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
Phone number: (301) 652-AOTA
Graduates of the program will be able to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). Most states require licensure in order to practice. A FELONY CONVICTION MAY AFFECT A GRADUATE'S ABILITY TO SIT FOR THE CERTIFICATION EXAMINATION OR ATTAIN STATE LICENSURE.
Successful completion of the academic and clinical education leads to a Master of Occupational Therapy degree. Students are required to adhere to all program, departmental, and School of Allied Health policies and academic and behavioral guidelines as outlined in the student handbook, fieldwork manual, and course outlines.