OT Program Information

Mission Statement

  1. Provide an innovative occupational therapy department that exceeds professional standards of excellence.
  2. Educate occupational therapy practitioners to meet societal needs for service provision.
  3. Promote professional development in occupational therapy faculty and occupational therapy practitioners while valuing life-long learning.
  4. Promote excellence in occupational therapy education, scholarship, and service through leadership, collaboration, consultation, and partnerships with service providers and other health care professionals.
  5. Provide support to the community through advocacy service activities, organizational involvement, and political action.
  6. Institute a caring environment in which occupational therapy practitioners, students, faculty, and community service providers work together to optimize their personal and professional development.
  7. Promote the education of culturally competent practitioners through learning experiences that address diversity.