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Occupational Therapy Program


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The Occupational Therapy Program at SUNY Downstate Medical Center provides an exceptional graduate level education to students preparing to enter the occupational therapy profession. Watch the video to hear from students, faculty and alumni about their experiences.

Program Highlights

  • Our innovative curriculum includes didactic learning, active lab experiences, clinical field work, community practice and research opportunities.
  • Our annual Review Course for the national certification course for occupational therapists is offered in January each year, and is open to all registrants.
  • We offer monthly Information Sessions for prospective applicants. All are welcome to register.


The program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education ( ).  See Accreditation page for more information.

Click here for information about our program's annual graduation rates and pass rates on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) certification exam.