ACADEMICS

  • Occupational Therapy Applied Learning

    Fieldwork is an integral component of our rigorous occupational therapy curriculum. In the field, you’ll gain hands-on experience in a variety of real-world settings—from schools to home-health agencies to nursing homes—and learn what it means to be a competent and caring occupational therapist.

    As an undergraduate, your curriculum will include 4 20-hour Level I Fieldwork experiences that are linked to specific courses. As a graduate student in the MOT Program, you’ll engage in 2 3-month Level II Fieldwork experiences—opportunities that often lead to permanent jobs. We have partnered with 250 diverse organizations to enable you to sharpen your skills and gain valuable experience and contacts.

    Sample Fieldwork Sites:

    • Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital
    • Life Care Center of America
    • UMass Memorial Health Care
    • Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital