Department of Occupational Therapy

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Occupational Therapy Department


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What is OT?


MSOT Program Information Sheet (printable version)


Information Sessions

If you are interested in becoming an OT but have not made your decision, this is the Information Session for you. Come and learn about the CSUDH Occupational Therapy program and what it means to be an Occupational Therapist. No RSVP is required.



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Important Announcements

  • IMPORTANT UPDATE: The MSOT Program application process is now completely online. Please refer to the new Steps to Complete the MSOT Application:

    Admission requirements stay the same. Information sessions will also be offered online through Zoom. RSVP is needed to attend.
  • Occupational Therapy Master's Students Conduct Fieldwork in Mazatlán
  • Applicants to the CSUDH Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) Program may apply directly to the OT Department or through OTCAS.
  • OTR 410 will not be offered in Spring 2020, however, there may be an equivalent workshop that can take it's place. Please contact the OT Department at (310)243-2726. 
  • If enrolled in OTR 410 during the current fall semester, this course is not applicable for the current admission cycle.
  • Beginning Spring 2019 program admission, MSOT Program applicants need to have completed all admission requirements, including the Bachelors degree and all prerequisite courses before application packet submission that is due on September 15, 2018.

Link to ToroPay Admissions

The CSUDH MSOT program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA, is 301-652-AOTA.  Link to ACOTE website:

Eligible program graduates may apply for certification through the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.  Program outcomes are available at

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