OT@NYU prepares you to advance your occupational therapy (OT) career without relocating or putting your work on hold. The program offers a collaborative, supportive learning environment for students seeking specialized expertise and leadership roles in the field.
You’ll explore evidence-based best practices during in-depth, collaborative classes in a face-to-face virtual classroom. Classes are held weekly and are taught by NYU’s diverse faculty.
Approximately 15 students per class
Taught by expert NYU Steinhardt faculty
Weekly collaboration with classmates
Each week you’ll attend live classes to discuss your course work, which is completed on your own time between sessions. Classes are kept small to foster an engaging learning environment and promote open discussion between your professors and classmates. You’ll benefit from the diverse perspectives of peers from all over the world as you work as a class, in small groups, or one on one.
Course Work That Deepens Your Expertise
Interactive assignments are designed by NYU faculty, who demonstrate techniques and strategies that help you define your OT practice.
Video lectures and case studies
Evidence-based professional portfolio
Personalized feedback from professors
Each assignment prepares you for in-depth discussion in your weekly live classes, and you can complete course work anywhere you have an Internet connection. All course work builds on practical skill application, so you can immediately apply what you learn in class directly to your work.
The online campus is designed to facilitate meaningful social engagement that advances your studies and helps you build relationships with your peers. You have 24-hour access to the virtual classroom, so you can meet with classmates and professors anytime they’re available.
Familiar social networking tools
Classmates from around the world
Easy access to faculty and peers online
OT@NYU admits students from a range of personal backgrounds and professional interest areas, so you can benefit from the diverse experiences and expertise of those around you. Students and professors come together in the online classroom to discuss concepts and share clinical experiences, ensuring an engaging learning environment.
As an OT@NYU student, you have access to the dedicated support you need to succeed in a rigorous, academically challenging doctoral program.
Technology and program support
NYU faculty's open-door policy
A worldwide alumni network
From the moment you request information about OT@NYU, through graduation and beyond, you have access to dedicated support services. As a student, you’ll work closely with NYU faculty to shape and guide your program experience while receiving technology support, academic advising, and career services every step of the way. Learn about our full suite of support services.
Access Workspaces across the Globe
While enrolled in OT@NYU, you’ll receive a WeWork Global Access membership with access to nearly 250 workspaces worldwide. Each location has dedicated space, amenities, and support staff, enabling you to:
Complete course work in a quiet environment.
Study in person with other students in your area.
Attend networking events and meet local professionals.
OT@NYU students have global access beginning July 1, 2018.
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