Competencies

Graduates of the BS/MS program will:

  • Demonstrate entry-level occupational therapist clinical skills.
  • Analyze trends in occupational therapy service delivery areas, anticipate changes that may have an impact on practice, and advocate for positive change.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to evidence-based practice by both utilizing and contributing to the occupational therapy body of knowledge through research, writing, presentations, or other scholarly activities.
  • Value the role of occupation in public health for wellness and health promotion among individuals and populations.
  • Recognize the role of culture, socioeconomic status, and other contextual factors on occupational performance and participation of all members of society and promote social and occupational justice to reduce health disparities.
  • Become leaders among their peers through professional service and advocacy.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to lifelong learning.