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The FIU Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MS-OT) curriculum is grounded in hands-on, learner-centered education and evidence-based practice to equip students with the clinical and interpersonal skills, critical thinking, problem-solving and ethical reasoning abilities required to be successful in the profession.

Courses & Syllabi

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Total Credits Required:  80

  • Year 1: Fall Semester (16 credits)
    • OTH 5011: Theories and Practice in OT (3 credits)
    • OTH 5162: Adaptation of Human Occupation (2 credits)
    • OTH 5162L: Adaptation of Human Occupation Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 5202: Development Lifespan I (3 credits)
    • OTH 5202L: Development Lifespan I Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 5760: Current Research in OT (3 credits)
    • OTH 5224: Conditions in Human Performance (3 credits)
  • Year 1: Spring Semester (15 credits)
    • OTH 6772: Evidence Based Practice (3 credits)
    • OTH 5203: Development Lifespan II (3 credits)
    • OTH 5414: Analysis of Human Motion (3 credits)
    • OTH 5414L: Analysis of Human Motion Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 6195: Technology Evaluation and Intervention (2 credits)
    • OTH 6195L: Technology Evaluation and Intervention Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 5921L: Integrative Seminar I (2 credits)
  • Year 1: Summer Semester (6 credits)
    • OTH 5430: Adaptation of Human Occupation and Environment for Musculoskeletal (2 credits)
    • OTH 5430L: Adaptation of Human Occupation and Environment for Musculoskeletal Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 5217: OT Engagement Throughout the Continuum of Care (2 credits)
    • OTH 5217L: OT Engagement Throughout the Continuum of Care Lab (1 credit)
  • Year 2: Fall Semester (13 credits)
    • OTH 6431: Adaptation of Human Occupation and Environment for Musculoskeletal Disorders II (2 credits)
    • OTH 6431L: Adaptation of Human Occupation and Environment for Musculoskeletal Disorders II Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 5301: Psychosocial Practice I (2 credits)
    • OTH 5301L: Psychosocial Practice I Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 6972: Master’s Project (3 credits)
    • OTH 5524: Neuromotor I (3 credits)
    • OTH 5524L: Neuromotor I Lab (1 credit)
  • Year 2: Spring Semester (15 credits)
    • OTH 5843: Psychosocial Practice II (3 credits)
    • OTH 5438: Adaptation of Human Occupation and Environment for Neuromotor Disorders II (3 credits)
    • OTH 5438L: Adaptation of Human Occupation and Environment for Neuromotor Disorders II Lab (1 credit)
    • OTH 5725: Management and Community Based Practice (3 credits)
    • OTH 6973: Master’s Project (3 credits)
    • OTH 5922L: Integrative Seminar II (2 credits)
  • Year 2: Summer Semester (6 credits)
    • OTH 5845: Level II Fieldwork I (6 credits)
  • Year 2: Fall Semester (9 credits)
    • OTH 5846: Level II Fieldwork II (6 credits)
    • OT Elective (3 credits)