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Post-Professional Master's Degree

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Non-thesis (practice option) Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Required Courses:

  • Non-thesis: 30 semester hour units
  • Fall entry for all students
  • Spring entry for domestic applicants
  • Full or Part-time program
OTS 209 Clinical Research (3 SHU)
OTS 288 Outcomes Measurement and Monitoring (3 SHU)
OTS 208 Clinical Reasoning Seminar IV (3 SHU)
OTS 234 orĀ 
OTS 235
Practicum (3 SHU)

Concentration: Three course credits in concentration (9 SHU)

Electives: Three courses credits (9 SHU)

These required courses can be taken in any sequence or combination depending on student interest and timing of courses offered.

Boston Consortium: Tufts is part of the Boston Consortium. These universities allow cross-registration, which means that students can take a course in the Consortium (during fall and spring semesters only) without having to pay extra tuition at that university. More information >

Thesis (research option) Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Required Courses:

  • Thesis: 30 semester hour units.
  • Fall entry for all students
  • Spring entry for domestic applicants only
  • Full or Part-time program
OTS 209 Clinical Research (3 SHU)
OTS 288 Outcomes Measurement and Monitoring (3 SHU)
OTS 208 Clinical Reasoning Seminar IV (3 SHU)
OTS 295 Thesis (3 SHU)
OTS 296 Thesis (3 SHU)

Concentration: Three courses in concentration (9 SHU)

Electives: Two courses (6 SHU)