Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT), Center City


  • Center City Campus
  • College of Rehabilitation Sciences

Degree Earned

  • Master of Science

Program Length

2 years

Program Type

  • On Campus

Program Start

Fall Semester


BA/BS Coursework

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Name: Stephen B. Kern, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Position: Director, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program
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The Master of Science Program (MSOT) is a graduate degree program for students who have earned a bachelor’s degree in a field other than occupational therapy. The MSOT program prepares you to work as entry-level practitioner in a variety of settings. Students have opportunities to do advanced work and independent study in areas such as specialized practice, research, academic teaching, collaboration with professional organizations and entrepreneurial projects under the mentorship of a faculty member.



Option for High School Seniors

Accelerated MSOT (3+2) for High School Applicants

High School seniors who are committed to earning a Master of Science (MS) in Occupational Therapy have the opportunity to do so in five years after graduation from high school, through partnership with the University of Delaware.

PLEASE NOTE: The final cohort will enter the MSOT program, Center City in Fall 2023.

As of Fall 2020, University of Delaware students were accepted into the BS to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (3+3) and will enter the professional phase on East Falls campus in Fall 2024. Please refer to BS to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (3+3).