Why Choose UF Occupational Therapy?
Leader in Education, Practice and Research since 1959.
Research One, Research Extensive University.
Ranked #5 OT Graduate Program in Public AAU Universities.
Over 8 million dollars in competitive grants and awards in past 5 years.
Grant sources: VA, Federal and state government, private industry and professional associations.
For the past 2 years our college has been ranked first or second nationally in National Institutes of Health funding for colleges of health professions.
Led development of Gator-Tech-Smart House.
Department houses the National Older Driver Research and Training Center.
Department houses the Center for Telehealth and Health Communications.
Department practice opportunities in UF OT clinical settings in pediatrics, Florida
School for the Deaf and Blind, developmental disabilities and rehabilitation.
Close affiliation with UF & Shands Health Science Center.
International Conference on Aging, Disability and Independence (ICADI).
International Research, Service and Education programs in Brazil.
Rehabilitation Science Doctoral Program (PhD):
- 7 OT Graduates and 12 current OT students
- 90% of students fully funded
- International students from 5 countries
Advanced Masters Distance Learning Program (MHS):
- 44 Graduates since Fall, 2002
- Students from 5 counties and most US States
Masters in Occupational Therapy (MOT):
- 100 + graduates from graduate program
- 97.7% pass rate on the 2006 NBCOT Exam