Welcome from the Program Director
The Program in Occupational Therapy (OT) at the University of Minnesota is one of the oldest occupational therapy programs in the United States; having first prepared rehabilitation aids during the first World War. Since 1946 students have learned and practiced skills of occupational therapy in an accredited, occupational therapy program. Our rich history demonstrates our commitment to prepare outstanding occupational therapists.
Faculty are committed to quality teaching though using innovative approaches using blended online learning, experiential learning, public engagement, and supported research. Upon graduation, students choose a variety of pathways and careers. The majority of graduates find desired employment in medical, educational, or community settings.
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) graduate scores on the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx
The MOT curriculum is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number, c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA, and its web address is www.acoteonline.org.