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

OTD Learning Lab group photo


Occupational Therapy Combined Program

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

Class of 2023 BHS-OTD students photo


Rehabilitation Science Doctoral

For students interested in a career in rehabilitation science

RSD students group photo


Professional Certificate in Driver Rehabilitation Therapy

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

driving with hand controls

Chair’s Message


UFOT Offers Free Online Continuing Education…

Through April 30, 2020, there will be no charge for all of our online continuing educations courses.

Faculty Spotlight: Linda Struckmeyer, PhD, OTR/L

Working with students to develop their professional identities as occupational therapists is something that Dr. Linda Struckmeyer, Clinical Assistant…

Dr. Linda Struckmeyer photo

Drs. Liu and Angell each awarded AOTF Research…

Dr. Liu has been awarded a Two-Year Implementation Research Grant and Dr. Angell a Health Services Research Grant both from the American Occupational…

Drs. Chiung-Ju "CJ" Liu and Amber Angell photo

In the Spotlight

Clinical Assistant Professor and OTD Capstone Coordinator

Dr. Linda Struckmeyer

Works with students to develop their professional identities as occupational therapists.

Dr. Linda Struckmeyer photo


2019-2020 UFOT Greater Good Report

I invite you to learn more about our mission in our 2019-2020 UFOT Greater Good Report. This updated report celebrates our recent achievements and…

Spring/Summer 2019 Issue

I am delighted to bring you the Spring/Summer 2019 edition of the UFOT Progress Notes: a publication to inform you of the incredible developments…

Winter 2018 Issue

Welcome to the 3rd edition of UFOT Progress Notes; a publication designed to keep you in touch with news and developments in the Department of…

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Upcoming Events

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