Department of Occupational Therapy

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Improve life quality

In occupational therapy, you can restore vital life skills.

Help people overcome barriers and do the things they want, need and love.

Your service can change lives and unlock new possibilities.

Explore our graduate program

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Master's

Occupational therapy

Help people reach the meaningful activities they want and need to do.

Top 100 program

U.S. News & World Report logo for best graduate programs in occupational therapy.​​​​​​​

Our accredited master’s program stands out as one of the best in the country.

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Looking for a major? Start at pre-health

Missouri State doesn’t offer a bachelor’s degree (major) in occupational therapy.

However, almost any major can lead you to our entry-level master’s program.

Consider a pre-health program to get you started.

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