Occupational therapists work with clients of all ages ..

Welcome to the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse Occupational Therapy Program
This option (formerly called the 4-1.5 program) allows you to be granted permission to start occupational therapy coursework in your 4th year after the completion of all undergraduate major and core requirements. Students are not officially accepted to the OTD program until they have received their bachelor’s degree. To qualify for this option, you must:
Continuing Education. All continuing education must be relevant to occupational therapy or coursework approved by another health profession board or organization.
Duration of the degree
The MSc in Occupational Therapy by coursework must be completed in a minimum period of three years of part-time study, and a maximum period of five years. The minimum possible period for completion is two years (full time study). Not all courses are offered every year; some are offered every second year. Application for approval to begin occupational therapy coursework must be submitted by September 15 th for the subsequent fall semesterThe Occupational Therapy Assistant program has specific admission requirementsThe Occupational Therapy Assistant program requires a mix of general education and hands-on courses
Occupational therapy is a rewarding, client-focused profession well suited for those who wish to provide direct care to patients in a variety of settings. The combined BS/MS in Health Sciences & Occupational Therapy is a joint program with Thomas Jefferson University (TJU). While a student at UD, you will study a broad range of sciences (biology, chemistry, anatomy & physiology, nutrition), as well as the social sciences (general psychology, abnormal psychology, sociology, and human development) and will be excellently prepared for the occupational therapy coursework at TJU.