Prepare for the career you've always wanted.

If you've always dreamed of a career that will give you the opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of the people around you, earning your Master of Science in Occupational Therapy could help you do just that.

The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Regis College is an immersive, full-time accredited program for students who want to improve the quality of life and functional independence for clients of all ages.

Students learn to evaluate, integrate, and apply the principles of occupational therapy both in the classroom and through service learning and fieldwork experiences. Innovative, close-knit classes ensure that students receive personalized attention and focus from professors. We invite you to download the MS-OT flyer to hear what a student has to say about their experience, and more!

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Quick Program Facts

Average cost per credit
Credits (56 Billed Credits)*
Total tuition**
Program Entry Points
Miles from fieldwork locations in Boston
Pass rate on the NBCOT exam since 2018

* Only 56 credits out of 74 credits are billed at a cost of $1,225.95 per credit for total tuition cost of $90,720.
** Based on the academic year 2023-2024. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

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Occupational therapist currently ranks #11 in Best Health Care Jobs according to U.S. News and World Report!



Curriculum for the MS in Occupational Therapy at Regis College is regularly updated to match advances seen in the field and prepare students for a fulfilling career in modern occupational therapy. Innovative classes taught by expert, passionate faculty ensure you receive personalized attention so that you can integrate and apply everything you've learned into your practice. After completing your degree, you will be qualified to work with all populations, including children, veterans, and the elderly.

All of my professors know my goals and my personal learning style. The close-knit environment was conducive to introspective learning. I have really gotten a lot out of my experience in the occupational therapy program–the department became my family.
Kyle Oates 18'

Gaining Experience in the OT Field

Level I and level II fieldwork enables you to implement classroom strategies directly in a clinical setting. Regis has partnered with local organizations to provide a broad array of fieldwork opportunities, however, you may also arrange placement outside of the Boston area. Level II fieldwork, at the end of the program, is a 12-week full-time internship, which students frequently complete in their home state.


The entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program has been granted accreditation status, effective April 22, 2018, by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4929. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is 301.652.AOTA and its web address is

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Information

Graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, most states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. Current NBCOT exam pass rate information.

NBCOT Pass Rates 2020-2022
Exam Year Passing %
2022 90%
2021 93%
2020 100%

Career Outcomes

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Program Stats

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Retention and Graduation

Regis College’s MSOT program graduated 15 students in 2020, 16 students in 2021, and 25 in 2022. This represents a 98% retention rate and 98% graduation rate for the students who began the program in each cohort.

Graduation Year Admitted/Graduated Graduation Rate
2020 15/15 100%
2021 16/16 100%
2022 25/26 96%
Total 2020-2022 56/57 98%
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I Love OT Podcast

If you are interested in learning more about occupational therapy, check out the I Love OT podcast hosted by program director, Michael Roberts. The podcast celebrates what is special, exciting, unique, and rewarding about occupational therapy.

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