Occupational Therapy Applied Learning Opportunities at Worcester State
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 and learn what it means to be a competent and caring occupational therapist.
As an undergraduate, your curriculum will include four Level I Fieldwork experiences that are linked to specific courses. As a graduate student in the Master of Occupational Therapy program, you will engage in two, 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. HIPAA training and certification for our students is provided by HIPAA EXAMS, Inc.
- Sample Fieldwork Settings:
- Rehabilitation hospitals
- Skilled nursing facilities
- Acute care providers
- School systems
- Community-based settings