About this course
The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program at Cox College places students first while fostering clinical and experiential reasoning that is informed by scholarship and service in interdisciplinary and multicultural settings to meet the demands of local and global societies. Occupational Therapy is among the hottest jobs in healthcare industry with a median pay of $78,810 in 2014 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Description of the Profession Occupational Therapy (OT) is a health and rehabilitation profession. Occupational therapists provide skilled treatment to individuals of all ages facing physical, cognitive or psychosocial challenges.
Occupational therapists use “occupations” of self-care, work, and play/leisure activities to increase independence, enhance development, and/or prevent disability. Occupational therapists empower and enable clients through innovative intervention activities, task adaptation strategies, environmental modifications, assistive devices, and technologies.