What Makes MU BSOTA Stand Out?

  • Inter-professional experiences are built in curriculum, so students learn and have active collaboration with the DPT, PA, Social Work, Nursing, and future Med School programs here at MU.
  • International FW site opportunities for either Level I (1Week) or Level II (eight weeks).
  • With a bachelor’s degree, you can start your career as an OTA as soon as you graduate or apply for graduate school.
  • Small class sizes with open-door access to both OTD and OTA faculty members and OTD students!
  • Clear admissions checkpoints into the OTA program: Enter as a freshman, declare as a sophomore or seamlessly transfer into our program.

Facts about the MU BSOTA Program

  • New professional degree level offers leadership preparation and the highest earning potential for OTAs upon graduation.
  • Contemporary, evidence-based curriculum.
  • Low student-to-faculty ratio with tailored mentoring throughout the program.
  • Faculty engaged in active, weekly clinical practice across a variety of settings.
  • Innovative teaching methods in state-of-the-art classrooms, clinics, and community.
  • NBCOT exam preparation embedded in curriculum.
  • Opportunities for student engagement in ongoing faculty research.
  • Engagement in student organizations for leadership, advocacy, and social opportunities.
  • OTA curriculum has eight semesters of full-time hands-on and face-to-face learning for the ultimate immersive educational experience.