University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota



Occupational Therapy

Welcome from the Program Director

Welcome to the Program in Occupational Therapy at the University of Minnesota! Please feel free to browse through the site for information about our masters of occupational therapy degree program, meet the faculty, and explore our curriculum.

The Program in OT at the University of Minnesota is one of the oldest occupational therapy programs in the United States; having prepared rehabilitation aids during the first World War. Since 1946 students have learned and practiced skills of occupational therapy in our accredited, occupational therapy program. Our history demonstrates our commitment to prepare outstanding occupational therapists for the future.

Our faculty are committed to quality teaching though innovative approaches in blended online learning, focused fieldwork experiences, and supported research. Upon graduation, our students choose a variety of pathways and careers with the majority of graduates finding desired employment in medical, educational, or community settings.

 Program results from the National Board of Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at

The Program in Occupational Therapy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE's telephone number, c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA, and it's web site address is