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The Department of Occupational Therapy conducts cutting-edge interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding the causes and consequences of mental processes and behavior. Reflecting three centers of excellence, our work addresses social, cognitive, and neural levels of analysis. We are innovative and interdisciplinary in our approach and emphasize understanding phenomena that have a direct impact on society.
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Tufts University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy
26 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.6259
Fax: 617.627.3722

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Beginning Fall 2015, the following six courses will be required for admission to the program:

  • One course in Developmental Psychology or Human Development (will accept a course in the area of Child Development or Life Span Development) – no online courses accepted
  • Abnormal Psychology – no online courses accepted
  • One social science course (this course can be in psychology, anthropology, sociology) – no online courses accepted
  • Two courses in biology, including content in cell biology
    (Either A&P I and II, or a semester of Anatomy and a semester of Physiology may be substituted for the Biology prerequisite). One Biology course must have a lab component – no online courses accepted
  • One course in introductory statistics – online courses ARE accepted

If you have any questions, please contact Jill Rocca.

Upcoming Events

Entry Level Information Sessions:
26 Winthrop Street, 5pm-6pm:
  Thursday, September 18
  Thursday, October 16
  Thursday, November 20

To reserve a space, please RSVP by email (include your phone number) to Jill Rocca.

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