We are pleased to offer a graduate level educational program that prepares graduates to become occupational therapists who demonstrate evidence-based practice and innovative leadership.
Our overall aim is to ensure that each graduate acquires the essential competencies necessary to become a practicing Occupational Therapist with an ability to provide leadership within a changing healthcare and practice environment. Our program offers a dynamic curriculum including courses and fieldwork that bridge theory and practice to meet and exceed professional practice standards. Our facilities include the Bracken Health Sciences Library and the Glaxo-Wellcome Clinical Education Centre which ensures that students have access to extensive resources, educational technology and state-of-the-art laboratories.
Applications for OT at Queen's are made through the Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Programs Application Service (ORPAS)
Application Deadline: Early January
Notification of acceptance is in mid-May.
You will have the opportunity to work closely with your colleagues, faculty, fieldwork educators and the community at-large to learn about today’s challenges and tomorrow’s possibilities. Being a regional centre for the delivery of health services provides students with experience in a wide range of clinical settings both urban and rural.
"I enjoyed my time as an OT student in Queen's School of Rehabilitation Therapy. Our class of '08 is well prepared to contribute to occupational therapy, and our communities, on many levels. I leave this program excited to join this profession, and for future learning opportunities!"
Course and practicum, followed by a national exam for licensing.
Employment opportunities exist with a diversity of client populations across the life span. Our graduates obtain employment in clinical settings, schools and community-based settings in contexts including mental health, rehabilitation, community and international development and leadership/management. Graduates from our programs have also found work as or in: direct service delivery, researchers, educators, administrators, advocates, and consultants.
M.Sc.(OT). students are eligible for bursary assistance through student awards, including the OGS bursaries and the Queen’s General bursary.
Grades: We consider your cumulative converted GPA for all years of undergraduate university study. Our students typically have a GPA of 75% or higher.
All eligible candidates must hold a 4-year baccalaureate degree with minimum second-class standing from a recognized university.
For students who have lived in an English speaking country for less than three years, you must have one of:
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