Degrees & Programs


Name: Catherine Verrier Piersol, PhD, OTR, FAOTA
Position: Department Chair & Professor, Department of Occupational Therapy

901 Walnut Street, 6th Floor
Suite 644
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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Frequently Asked Questions

The MSOT - Center City Program is delivered in a full-time, week-day format.

* Our Center City Campus program enrolled its final cohort for the Fall 2022 semester. Learn more about our Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program offered on our East Falls Campus

The MSOT - East Falls Program is delivered in a blended-learning (hybrid) format: 65% of the coursework is delivered on-campus two weekends a month (Friday- Saturday), and the remaining 35% is delivered online.

Each entry-level program is individually accredited by ACOTE.

At time of application, Jefferson requires applicants to apply to the one (1) program that best meets their educational and professional goals. Within the application, Jefferson allow applicants to identify if they are interested in being considered for Admissions to the other programs within the OT Department.”

Applicants cannot simultaneously apply to the Master’s and Doctorate programs. We request, at the time of application, for applicants to make the determination between the Master’s or Doctoral-level coursework.