We will lead research innovations, present thriving and varied educational programs, embrace a clinician–scientist model, be fiscally healthy, and serve the occupational needs of people, organizations and populations.

1st Public university in Florida to offer OTD program, and nationally to offer BHS-OTD & CDRT programs

100% Pass rate for our graduates on the NBCOT exam over multiple consecutive years

4th Our graduate program ranking among public AAU universities

10 Faculty members who are on the AOTA Roster of Fellows or inducted into the AOTF’s Academy of Research

Our Programs


Doctor of Occupational Therapy

For students holding a bachelor’s degree seeking an entry-level professional OT degree

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Occupational Therapy Combined Program

For undergraduate students applying to the Bachelor of Health Science program at the University of Florida

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Rehabilitation Science Doctoral

For students interested in a career in rehabilitation science

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Professional Certificate in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy

For licensed health care professionals with at least a bachelor’s degree

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CEU Online Program

Learn from experts in the field, University of Florida faculty, with unlimited access to all online CEU courses.

Chair’s Message

Welcome from our chair

Dr. Sherrilene Classen

The UF Department of Occupational Therapy is nationally renowned for its excellent programs in occupational therapy education and research, and is ranked 4th among all public universities in the nation.

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Drs. Myers and Tester Recognized as 2021 PHHP…

Christine Myers is a Clinical Associate Professor in the UF Department of Occupational Therapy, where she serves as the Director of the Doctor of…

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Faculty Spotlight: Anna Baird Galloway, OTD…

Dr. Galloway is one of our newest faculty members. She is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist, a board certified Music Therapist, and a…

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We want your feedback! OT Continuing Education…

Let us know Continuing Education courses you would like to see in UF Occupational Therapy’s CEU Online Program.

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In the Spotlight

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Anna Galloway

Dr. Galloway is one of our newest faculty members. She is a licensed and registered Occupational Therapist, a board certified Music Therapist, and a certified leader for Stanford’s Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

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Summer 2021 Issue

With joy and delight, I am introducing you to our Department’s Summer 2021 Progress Notes Newsletter. The University of Florida’s Department of…

Spring 2021 Issue

Exiting 2020 has brought me to the realization that all of us—consciously or unconsciously – has come to hit the “Control-Alt-Delete button”…

Fall 2020 Issue

2020 has been the year of the unthinkable. COVID 19 has taken the lives of more than 194,000 U.S. citizens as of this writing. Racial injustice was…

Alumni & Giving

We are proud of our amazing alumni!

UFOT alumni practice in diverse settings, lead research, and hold state and national occupational therapy leadership positions.

Celebrating distinguished and visiting alumni during UF Homecoming 2019.

Department Calendar

Upcoming Events

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