Downstate's M.S. Degree Program in Occupational Therapy
The Occupational Therapy program at teh SUNY/Downstate is a two and a half-year, 83 credit, graduate curriculum leading to a Master of Science degree. The program of study integrates the health sciences with occupational therapy foundations and practice; and research theory and application. It includes 5 credits of Fieldwork I experiences and 10 required credits of Fieldwork II experiences. Students who choose to complete an additional Fieldwork II elective earn additional credits, based upon the length of the electie Fieldwork II experience.
Applicants must have first earned a baccalaureate degree (minimum 120 credits) which include the pre-professional (prerequisite) course requirements. Once admitted, students complete 83 credits of upper level courses (*5-88 with Specialty elective) to be awarded the Master of Science degreee.
For more specific information abou the OT program of study at SUNY/Downstate, go to www.downstate.edu/CHRP/ot/
Interested MEC students are also invited to go to the SUNY/CHRP campus to atend a Downstate OT open house.
When you are ready to apply to the Downstate OT program, click on the forms you need: