Why Study OT at Quinnipiac?

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In five and a half years of study, we'll prepare you for the diverse practice of occupational therapy with a variety of learning experiences in the classroom, field and laboratory. In our fully accredited program:

  • You'll work side by side with dedicated, seasoned and expert faculty scholars and clinicians who will help you take textbook theory and put it into real practice.
  • Our small class sizes allow for more direct student-professor interaction and personalized attention. 
  • You will experience hands-on learning using the most advanced, and state-of-the-art lab facilities such as the SIM Lab, Standardized Patient Suite, Movement Lab, ADL Apartment, Ergonomics and Assistive Technology Lab, and the Human Anatomy Lab.
  • Our Fieldwork I, Service-learning, and travel abroad experiences allow for more real-life immersion that complements classroom and co-curricular learning.
  • Our developmental-humanistic approach is designed to cultivate in-depth, broad-based critical thinking, leadership and creativity, as well as openness to new concepts and evolving models of practice.

Our students build on their knowledge and practice their skills in outstanding facilities on our North Haven Campus, alongside students from other programs within the School of Health Sciences and the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Education and Law. Housed within the Center for Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences, the School of Health Sciences building features 24 teaching laboratories, including an orthopedics lab, a rehabilitative sciences lab, a clinical skills lab, an intensive care unit, a health assessment lab, a physical exam suite, a physical diagnostics lab, a motion analysis lab and other special amenities that set it apart from other universities offering health sciences programs. Learn more about the North Haven Campus.

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