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James Madison University


The mission of the Occupational Therapy Program is to provide a well-rounded educational experience to students that will prepare them to effectively practice in a variety of service areas within today's health and human service arena. Each graduate will:

  1. possess a thorough understanding of occupation

  2. be able to articulate and demonstrate the theoretical and practical application of occupational therapy

  3. be comfortable and competent working with individuals in a variety of practice settings

  4. be committed to continuous professional growth and the evolution and validation of the profession as human needs change.

Faculty participating in the program will contribute through service and education to professional circles and the local community, and will maintain high standards of professional knowledge while offering quality education to students.


Accreditation, Student Outcomes, an Certification

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