The professional Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is a 58-credit degree program that includes one thousand hours of fieldwork education over 5 semesters. The educational approach is consistent with adult learning and reflective clinical practice. The curriculum uses a case-based, problem-solving, self-directed approach across the lifespan. Strong links between academic and clinical fieldwork education are emphasized throughout the educational process. Course work will focus on client-centered and evidence-based practice, clinical reasoning, ethics and professionalism as essential components for the development of a humanistic, ethical, knowledgeable, competent, critical thinking and problem-solving Occupational Therapist within the domains of musculoskeletal, neurological and mental health. The master's project is designed to develop research skills and scholarly contribution to health care delivery or clinical education.