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The ECU Occupational Therapy Program

Students interested in the MS in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program should review this website about the program and all of the pages related to admissions prior to emailing questions. A wealth of information is located here for your convenience. 

The MSOT is a 27-month, full-time, and campus-based program. The first five semesters are on campus in primarily face-to-face courses while the last two semesters consist of fieldwork placements, most of which are across the state of North Carolina. Students are expected to be available to visit campus five days a week; although that is not always required. The program is 69-75 credits in length.

The MSOT program is located on the west campus - near the Brody School of Medicine and Vidant Medical Center - within the College of Allied Health Sciences that shares a state-of-the art building with the College of Nursing and Laupus Health Sciences Library. We encourage all individuals who are considering applying to the program to visit our Occupational Therapy Department.

Informational sessions including tours of the department are held at various time throughout the year on Fridays. To register, please complete the online registration which includes your name, the date of the session (see list below) you would like to attend, and the number of people attending. If you are unable to attend one of the informational sessions listed below, you may schedule an individual appointment.

Information Sessions

  • February 9, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
  • March 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
  • April 13, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.

(More sessions for summer and fall will be added at a later time.)

We also encourage you to explore our website thoroughly to determine if the program's educational objectives, structured curriculum, and faculty members' research agendas will be a good match for your educational needs and occupational goals.

Directions to Occupational Therapy Department (pdf)