What will I learn?

Gain the skills you need to help others have independent, productive, and satisfying lives.

U.S. News & World Report’s 100 Best Jobs for 2019 ranks occupational therapist as the number 13 best job to have. Occupational therapy is a health profession that utilizes therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations) to help people across the lifespan to participate in the things they want and need to do. Pace University’s Master of Science Program in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) is designed to prepare competent and ethical occupational therapy practitioners who maximize clients' quality of life and occupation engagement through technology, evidence-based, client-centered, and inter-professional practice. The curriculum is delivered using a blended/hybrid method combining both online and face-to-face instruction. Students can complete the program within 28 months with a total of 70 credits of didactic coursework and fieldwork components. With Pace’s MSOT, you’ll be ready to help others gain the independence they need.

Which department am I in?

College of Health Professions

Study options

Online/Distance with attendance (Complete the program within 28 months with a total of 70 credits of didactic coursework and fieldwork components.)

Tuition fees
USD $1,305 per credit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 January 2020, 9 September 2020

Venue

Westchester Campus

861 Bedford Road,

PLEASANTVILLE,

New York,

10570, United States

Online/Distance with attendance (Complete the program within 28 months with a total of 70 credits of didactic coursework and fieldwork components.)

Tuition fees
USD $1,305 per credit

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

27 January 2020, 9 September 2020

Venue

Pace University

New York City Campus,

One Pace Plaza,

New York,

10038, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants to Pace University graduate degree and certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university if postsecondary education was completed in the United States. Applicants who are currently in their senior year at an undergraduate institution may apply for admission, but acceptance will be contingent upon receipt of a final transcript indicating all senior year grades and receipt of the bachelor's degree. Applicants who have attended institutions outside of the U.S. must hold a degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree.

For international students

Applicants to Pace University graduate degree and certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university if postsecondary education was completed in the United States. Applicants who are currently in their senior year at an undergraduate institution may apply for admission, but acceptance will be contingent upon receipt of a final transcript indicating all senior year grades and receipt of the bachelor's degree. Applicants who have attended institutions outside of the U.S. must hold a degree equivalent to a U.S. bachelor's degree.

If you are applying to programs within the Lubin School of Business:

TOEFL scores of 90 (Internet-based version)

IELTS score of 7.0

Pearson PTE score of 61

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About this uni

87% of bachelor graduates and 93% of master’s graduates in employment within one year.

  • No.1 for Upward Economic Mobility of Students (2017)
  • Home to 2,500 international students from over 120 countries
  • Enjoys dual accreditation in business & accounting by AACSB
  • Students will benefit from student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1