Course Sequence

The following represents a sample course sequence for the master of occupational therapy program at Elmhurst College.

Fall Term

  • MOT 500 Fundamentals of Contemporary Practice (16 weeks)
  • MOT 504 Research Methods (16 weeks)
  • MOT 516 Fieldwork IA: Factors Influencing Health and Illness (16 weeks)

Fall A 

  • HCA 508 Healthcare Systems and Health Policy (eight weeks)

Fall B 

  • MOT 512 Health and Occupation (eight weeks)

January Term 

  • MOT 520 Clinical Neuroscience I (four weeks)
  • MOT 524 Professional Practice Seminar (four weeks)

Spring Term

  • MOT 528 Evaluation I: Mental Health and Learning Challenges (16 weeks)
  • MOT 552 Evaluation II: Acute and Chronic Physical Health Challenges (16 weeks)
  • MOT 540 Fieldwork Level IB: Building Community Partnerships (16 weeks)

Summer Term

  • MOT 544 Clinical Neuroscience II (eight weeks)
  • MOT 548 Functional Anatomy (eight weeks)

Fall Term

  • MOT 564 Fieldwork IC: Serving Populations (16 weeks)

Fall A 

  • MOT 532 Planning and Intervention I: Mental Health Challenges (eight weeks)
  • MOT 556 Planning and Intervention III: Acute Physical Health Challenges (eight weeks)

Fall B

  • MOT 536 Planning and Intervention II: Learning Challenges (eight weeks)
  • MOT 560 Planning and Intervention IV: Chronic Physical Health Challenges (eight weeks)

January Term 

  • MOT 568 Synthesis I: Ability Based Competencies (one week)
  • *MOT 572 Fieldwork IIA (Begins mid-January continues into spring term)

Spring Term

  • *MOT 572 Fieldwork IIA (12 weeks, total concludes in April)
  • MOT 576 Fieldwork IIB (12 weeks, beginning in May)

Summer Term

  • MOT 580 Synthesis II: Wrap-up (two weeks)

*Note: MOT 572 in year two will be split between January Term and Spring Term.

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