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.

Quick Program Facts

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* Only 56 credits out of 74 credits are billed at a cost of $1,845 per credit for a total program cost of $103,320.
** Based on the academic year 2019-2020. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

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Occupational Therapist currently ranks #13 on the Best Job list according to the U.S. News and World Report 2019!



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 1 and Level 2 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 2 fieldwork, at the end of the program, is a 12-week full-time internship, which students frequently complete in their home state.

Career Outcomes

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Tuition and Financial Aid

In order to earn your MS in Occupational Therapy, you’ll need to earn 74 credits (56 of which are billed credits) at a cost of $1,846 per credit. The estimated total program cost for the 2019 - 2020 academic year for the Occupational Therapy program is $103,376. Cost per credit and total cost are subject to inflation in early fall.

Financial aid in the form of loans and work-study are available for students enrolled in our master’s degree programs. You can learn more about financial aid by contacting the Office of Financial Aid.

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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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