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OT Web1 Our professional (entry-level) master's degree program was developed to meet the needs of therapists who will practice in a highly complex healthcare environment. Upon completion of our program, the graduate will have a master's of science degree in occupational therapy and will be prepared to work in diverse practice settings with a variety of people. Graduates of our program are eligible to sit for the national certification examination.   

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Learn more about getting involved in occupational therapy academic fieldwork by visiting this link.

About the Profession
OT Web2 Occupational therapists help people "live life to its fullest!" Occupational therapy is skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. Occupational therapy assists people in developing the "skills for the job of living" necessary for independent and satisfying lives.
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Jane Patton

Dr. Jane Patton Presents for AOTA

Dr. Jane Patton, professor in the Department of Occupational Therapy presented the American Occupational Therapy Association's Fieldwork Certificate Course in Fayetteville, Arkansas last month. The course provides occupational therapists with enhanced skills and strategies in supervising occupational therapy students. 

Lauren Cochran ECU OT Student Chosen for Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship

ECU occupational therapy student Lauren Cochran has been named the winner of the 2014 Megan Cornog Memorial Highway Safety Scholarship by the University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC). Read more about Lauren Cochran and this prestigious honor here.


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