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The Occupational Therapy integrated curriculum highlights "hands on" applications and fundamental courses that will prepare you for traditional and emerging areas of practice. Become clinically, professionally, and culturally competent in your field with access to:

  • patient simulation
  • virtual human cadaver software
  • well equipped laboratories
  • the latest technology, and
  • a comprehensive library-resource system

The academic experience is enhanced by clinical and doctoral prepared faculty who are experts in their respective field. Strong emphasis is placed on community engaged immersive experiences with diverse cultures and ethnic groups.


Interested in learning about Occupational Therapy or how to apply to the WSSU Master Level program?


This informative interactive session will give you the steps for applying to WSSU's OT program and what to expect during the process:

  • What GPA do you need?
  • What is the GRE and what score do you need?
  • Do you have all the pre-reqs required?
Join us and get answers to your questions. 


Create your GradApply portal account, accept invitation, receive link to attend



The Occupational Therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE®).


Go ahead... take the next step. Ignite your passion, discover your strength, and prepare to make a difference in the world. There is no ceiling to what you can do at WSSU. #BeTheNext

One benefit from attending the Occupational Therapy program is being recognized by employers as attending one of the premiere OT programs in the state. I feel really great knowing that I received a degree in OT from WSSU. 

Landon Bowers '16