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Master of Science in Occupational Therapy


The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree program will prepare you to excel as a practitioner through innovative, reflective experiential learning. As an occupational therapist, you will help individuals reach their fullest potential, utilizing technical skills and creative thinking developed within the program. With your master’s degree in occupational therapy, you will be fully prepared to sit for board certification.


Join the only master’s level occupational therapy program in the Metro Louisville region and one of only two in the state of Kentucky.

  • Benefit from connections to 300 strategic agency partnerships
  • Choose from a wide range of fieldwork and community-based service learning placements
  • Enhance your learning through on-campus partnerships with Kosair Charities enTECH and Spalding’s Comprehensive Outpatient Rehabilitation Facility
  • Two flexible start points throughout the year (August and January)
  • State-of-the-art lab and classroom facilities


The employment of occupational therapists is projected to grow 27 percent through 2024.

See our Master of Science Occupational Therapy Program Outcomes

Career Options

As an occupational therapist, you can serve in a wide range of practice settings:

  • hospitals
  • community agencies
  • ambulatory healthcare centers
  • independent living centers
  • public and private schools
  • rehabilitation centers
  • skilled nursing facilities

To learn more about the practice of Occupational Therapy, please visit the American Occupation Therapy Association (AOTA).

Accreditation and Examination Eligibility

The School’s entry-level programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (telephone: 301-652-2682; of the American Occupational Therapy Association located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, Maryland, 20824-1220. Entry-level MSOT graduates are eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. After passing this exam, the graduate is credentialed as an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR) and may apply for state licensure.