Master of Occupational Therapy

Prepare for a dynamic career in a growing field. The job outlook for occupational therapists has never been better. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of occupational therapists is projected to grow 29 percent between 2012 and 2020.

A master’s degree in occupational therapy (OT) from Elmhurst College will prepare you for professional entry-level practice as an occupational therapist. Designed for students who are new to the field of OT, Elmhurst’s graduate program combines rigorous academic coursework with service learning, practical experience in the field, and collaborative research on campus.

The MOT program is offered in a hybrid format combining online learning with on-campus classes in Chicago’s western suburbs. You can complete the master’s degree in 24 months of full-time study.

Further information on accreditation can be found at the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

4720 Montgomery Lane
Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
Phone c/o AOTA: (301) 652-AOTA (2682)

Elmhurst College evaluates all applicants and administers all its policies regarding admission, education, and school activities without regard to race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, marital status, age, gender, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Elizabeth Wanka, DrOT, MOT, OTR/L

Assistant Professor and Program Director, Master of Occupational Therapy Program
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

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