McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Mon, 07/15/2024 - 16:07

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Bachelor of Science in Rehabilitation Science in Occupational Therapy

Elderly patient doing arm exercises with a rehabilitation student in a hospital room

Occupational Therapy Undergraduate Program

This undergraduate program is a 90-credit degree which provides the student with a basic health sciences foun­dation and undergraduate level courses specific to the practice of Occupational Therapy. This degree provides access to the Professional program, a 63-credit Masters of Science (Applied) in Occupational Therapy. Once the student completes the Masters of Science (Applied) in OT, they are eligible to apply for licensure to practice as an Occupational Therapist.

The Occupational Therapy curriculum emphasizes occupation and occupational performance in daily life, community rehabilitation, client-centered and evidence based practice, clinical reasoning, ethics, teamwork and professionalism as essential components for the development of a humanistic, ethical, knowledgeable, competent, critical thinking and problem-solving occupational therapist.

Top photo: Students in the first year of the undergraduate program receive specialized training to participate in the Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP) at one of the McGill clinical partner sites.

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