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Why Study Occupational Therapy at Elizabethtown

A Distinctive, Distinguished Program...

About Occupational Therapy at Elizabethtown

A Distinctive, Distinguished Program...

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Bringing the world of OT into the classroom...

Areas of Study

Elizabethtown College offers a combined BS/MS Occupational Therapy program that requires five years of academic study and six months of clinical fieldwork. The program awards both a Bachelor of Science in Health and Occupation and a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy.

Bachelor of Science in Health and Occupation

This degree serves as a prerequisite to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy. Students completing only this course of study are not eligible to become registered occupational therapists, but have academic credentials that qualify them to be employed in health care and community settings.

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

To begin the master’s program in occupational therapy, students must have successfully completed their bachelor’s degree in Health and Occupation. Successful completion of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy affords the student the opportunity to take the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Exam and to become licensed to practice occupational therapy as an individual state requires.

Learn more about the requirements for both of these degrees:

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