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Hands-On Experience

As part of your degree, you will have many opportunities to gain real-world experience.

On Fieldwork experiences, you will be working hands-on in practice settings applying what you learned in class.

The final capstone project and experience provide in-depth exposure to one or more areas of focus in occupational therapy.


Faculty and student researchers in the Department of Occupational Therapy collaborate in multiple fields with overlapping interests.

Community Connections

In keeping with CSU’s land-grant mission, the Department of Occupational Therapy provides outreach programs and organizations to support CSU students and faculty and the greater Colorado community.

The ATRC ensures equal access to technology and electronic information for CSU students and employees with disabilities.

The CCP is a direct service and outreach arm of the Department of Occupational Therapy and aims to provide and improve vital services for young adults and adults with disabilities.

Explore our various student organizations to find ways you can get involved on campus, in the community, and in the profession.

  • Ranked 7th In the nation by U.S. News and World Report
  • 100% Of MOT students employed as OTs within 3 months of graduation
  • 100% Passing rate on the national certification exam by MOT students

Your Path to Applying for the OTD

Find out what undergraduate courses you need to apply for the OTD Program.

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Learn more about how to apply to the OTD Program.

Find out about the cost of the OTD and financial resources.

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