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Established in 1942, the​ Master's of Occupational Therapy program at The Ohio State University is one of the country's most established and top-ranked occupational therapy graduate programs. Located at one of the premier medical centers in the world, our renowned faculty includes authors of leading textbooks​, internationally recognized scholars, and esteemed practitioners. These are the experts who will teach you the art and science of occupational therapy!

Our outstanding faculty is committed to promoting scholarship, leadership, and evidence-based practice in the occupational therapy field. Our mission is to produce graduates who will improve people's lives through caring attitudes, exceptional skills in critical thinking, collaboration, and communication, a desire to engage in lifelong learning, competence in ethical and responsible decision making, and respect for the dignity of all individuals.

The occupational therapy program 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.

Graduates of our program perform extremely well on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)​ compared to the national averages, and virtually all other programs. ​You can view our program outcomes here.​​​

The Division of Occupational Therapy is currently seeking an outstanding professional committed to the same values that we are through an open search for a faculty member. Read the full position description.​

For professionals who are already occupational therapy practitioners, the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences also offers opportunities to advance your knowledge and strengthen the evidence that supports your practice through our Master's of Science and PhD programs.