The curriculum is designed to be in accordance with the mission and philosophy of the University of Texas-Pan American, The College of Health Sciences and Human Services and the American Occupational Therapy Association. The overall curriculum content is derived from exploration of the unique needs and culture of the Rio Grande Valley in concert with the concept that successful occupational performance is essential to health.
Educational objectives of the Occupational Therapy program.
The Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy is a 71 semester hour program, and is currently offered as a full time daytime program.
Description of courses in the Occupational Therapy curriculum.
Fieldwork education is a crucial part of the preparation to become an occupational therapist. I provides you with an opportunity to carry out practice and other professional responsibilities under the supervision and role modeling by an experienced practitioner.