Master of Occupational Therapy
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)
“The mission of the Master of Occupational Therapy Program at Baker College is to provide each student with quality undergraduate and graduate educational experiences grounded in theory, scholarship, and hands-on clinical application. The program prepares students for entry-level practice, national certification, and state registration or licensure.”
Applications are available prior to the fall semester while students are completing required prerequisite courses.
The Master of Occupational Therapy program is accredited as a combined baccalaureate/master’s degree program by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449; phone: (301) 652-2682; Web address: www.acoteonline.org. Students are encouraged to contact state licensure agencies and the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) at (301) 990-7979 or www.nbcot.org prior to applying to the program.
MOT Program Dean and Program Director
Jo Anne Crain, Ph.D., OTR
- This field is growing much faster than the average. Employment of Occupational Therapists is expected to increase 23 percent by 2016.
- More than 25 percent of Occupational Therapists work part-time.
- You can advance in this field by specializing in an area such as Gerontology, Mental Health, Pediatrics, or Physical Rehabilitation.
- Occupational Therapists work in hospital, rehabilitation, orthopedic and other settings.