Vision & Mission

Vision Statement

The vision of the Department of Occupational Therapy is to engage students and faculty in an active learning community to meet the dynamic needs of a diverse and global society, in order to promote health, well-being and participation in life through occupational engagement.

Mission Statement 

The mission of the Occupational Therapy Program is to prepare reflective, creative, skilled and ethical occupational therapists. We meet this mission by:

  • Emphasizing experiential learning, evidence based practice and professional reasoning
  • Creating diverse and integrative learning experiences to develop breadth and depth of student perspectives
  • Fostering collaborative engagement in scholarship and service that extends beyond campus to include local and global communities
  • Promoting the centrality of occupational participation to support health and resilience for individuals, communities and populations



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