We produce graduates who improve the lives of clients, serve in our communities and teach the next generation of practitioners. 我们的 clinical doctor of occupational therapy degree (OTD) is at Preaccreditation Status under the 认证 Council for 职业治疗 Education (ACOTE).
有4个以上,000 alumni from the TWU 职业治疗学院 in Texas and around the world. 我们的 alumni make significant contributions to the occupational therapy profession by providing leadership in practice, 教育及研究. We are active in our communities and contribute in innovative ways, like training zookeepers and museum personnel on sensory friendly experiences, 帮助护理人员理解痴呆症患者的生活, and empowering homeless individuals to have a voice.
Do you want to facilitate positive changes in the lives of clients, their families and caregivers? Would you like to serve in your community and advocate for client access to occupational therapy? Join us as we advance knowledge within the field and help people lead fulfilling lives.
We offer two graduate occupational therapy programs at TWU. The entry-level graduate degree (OTD) is face-to-face, and the post-professional doctorate (PhD) is a hybrid program, 主要是在网上，在校园里定期举办研讨会.
- 初级职业治疗医生 (OTD; for entry to the profession)
- 职业治疗哲学博士 (PhD; for registered/licensed occupational therapists)
The first OTD cohort is looking forward to a May 2023 graduation!
职业治疗学院有几所 标志性的事件 每年.
“在TWU, I was able to learn my entry-level clinical skill set through my degree tracks, 这非常重要. But what may have been even more impactful were the opportunities to learn work-life balance, 社会与个人互动, public speaking and the leadership skills I gained through my college years.”
- The entry-level occupational therapy doctoral degree program is accredited by the 认证 Council for 职业治疗 Education (ACOTE) of the American 职业治疗 Association (AOTA), 位于行政大道6116号, 200套房, 北贝塞斯达, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s tele电话 number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is www.acoteonline.org. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in 职业治疗 (NBCOT). 顺利完成本次考试后, 这个人将是职业治疗师, 注册(OTR). 除了, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure.
- 学生 must complete 24 weeks of Level II fieldwork as well as an individual 14-week capstone experience following the completion of the didactic portion of the program. The doctoral capstone experience must be started after completion of all coursework and Level II fieldwork as well as completion of preparatory activities defined in 2018 ACOTE OTD Standard D.1.3. The entire OTD program must be completed within a contiguous span of no more than 60 months (5 years).
The location may differ from 丹顿 to 达拉斯 to 休斯顿, but the academic excellence of our programs remains the same. There are three front doors to an entry-level education from TWU’s 职业治疗学院 and a robust online presence for post-professional students across the United States and internationally.
我们的 教师 开创具有全球影响的适应研究, create inclusive communities for persons with disabilities and create solutions to help people adapt in place and participate in life.
They consistently make clients’ lives more comfortable, encourage accessibility within their communities and teach students how to engage with their clients in mindful ways that promote physical, 精神和社会福祉. They are committed, passionate professionals and fierce advocates of the profession.
我们的教师 are recognized as leaders in occupational therapy education and 研究, 出版 并在世界各地展示他们的发现. They’ve spent countless hours as practicing professionals and countless more educating others to do the same.
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