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Occupational Therapy

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Dr. Shirley Wells
Program Director
Phone: (956) 665-2474
wellssa@utpa.edu
Department of Occupational Therapy
Social Work Occupational Therapy Building (SWOT) 1.300
occtherapy@utpa.edu
Phone: (956) 665-2475
Fax: (956) 665-2476

Curriculum

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Curriculum

Curriculum Design
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 Outcomes
Educational objectives of the Occupational Therapy program.


Course Schedule

The Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy is a 71 semester hour program, and is currently offered as a full time daytime program.

Course Description
Description of courses in the Occupational Therapy curriculum.

Fieldwork
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.

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