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Programs in the School of Health Sciences focus on academic excellence, innovative teaching, interprofessional education and applied learning, creating opportunities across diverse community and health care settings. Together faculty and students engage in high-profile initiatives and health science research within the Capital Region’s leading health science facilities and beyond.

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS One of a kind.

Sage’s M.S. in Occupational Therapy program is the only accredited master-level Occupational Therapy program in the Capital District and the upstate regions of New York State, accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).

Excellent environment.

Small class sizes, experienced faculty and well-equipped lab spaces make for an optimal environment to learn.


Fieldwork experience.

Students benefit from fieldwork experiences that are integrated throughout the curriculum, allowing them to practice skills and gain valuable experience.

GRADUATES ARE EMPLOYED AT: • • • • • • • • • •

Back in Balance Center for the Disabled Children’s Home of Kingston, New York Ellis Hospital Fletcher Allen Healthcare University of Vermont Medical Center Mile Square Physical Therapy The Arc of Rensselaer County Sundance Rehabilitation Corporation Infectious Disease Associates

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended • Two letters of recommendation • A 1-2 page career goals essay • A current resume • Documentation of at least 20 hours of clinical observation under the supervision of an occupational therapist Deadline: February 1, 2020 Start date: Summer semester

PROGRAM SUMMARY | Master of Science in Occupational Therapy OT Program Prerequisite Courses These prerequisite courses must be completed prior to entering the graduate OT Program. • Anatomy & Physiology I and II (with labs) • Physics I (with lab) • 9 credits in Psychology including Human Development and Abnormal Psychology • 3 credits in Sociology or Anthropology • Statistics Courses OTH 504/504L

Foundations of Occupational Therapy with lab

3 credits

OTH 501

Neuroscience with lab

4 credits

OTH 503

Models and Theories in Occupational Therapy Practice

OTH 507

Func Anatomy and App Kinesiology with labs

6 credits

OTH 515/515L

Engagement in Occupation in Adulthood with lab

4 credits

OTH 567

Research Methods for Health Professions

3 credits

OTH 606

Eval/Intv: Hand/Upper Ext Rehab with lab

OTH 608

Foundations of Physical Rehabilitation with labs

OTH 609

Evaluation and Intervention: Psychosocial Settings with lab

OTH 623

Level I Fieldwork: Psychosocial Settings

OTH 622

Fieldwork Seminar

2 credits

OTH 514

Occupational Performance in Children and Youth with lab

3 credits

OTH 624

Level I Fieldwork: Phys Rehab

OTH 611

Evaluation/Intervention: Adult Physical Rehabilitation I with lab

4 credits

OTH 616

Evaluation and Intervention: School Based Practice with lab

4 credits

OTH 626

Level I Fieldwork: Pediatric Setting

OTH 620

Occupational Therapy Community Practice

OTH 669

Research Seminar I

OTH 512

Tech and Adapt in OT Practice

OTH 612

Management of OT Services

3 credits

OTH 617

Eval/Intv: Early Intervention Settings with lab

4 credits

OTH 618

Evaluation/Intervention: Adult Physical Rehabilitation II with lab

4 credits

OTH 636

Clinical and Professional Reasoning Seminar

2 credits

OTH 670

Research Seminar II

3 credits

OTH 627

Level II Fieldwork-Part I

5 credits

OTH 628

Level II Fieldwork-Part II

5 credits

1 credit

4 credits 3.5 credits 1 credit

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