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

6th 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 Accelerated 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


Sandra Edwards Colloquium 2020

Register Now for the 2020 Sandra Edwards Colloquium on Saturday, February 1, 2020. The keynote speaker will be Professor Sharon Cermak, Mrs. T.H…

Sharon Cermak photo

Research in Older Drivers & Autonomous…

Dr. Classen’s team has been researching how older drivers experience autonomous vehicle technology. As a result of this research, two continuing…

UF team members for autonomous vehicle project

UF Occupational Therapy introduces three exciting…

Three new courses taught by Dr. Zheng Wang and Dr. Chiung-Ju “CJ” Liu coming to the Rehabilitation Science program in 2020.

Dr. Wang and Dr. Liu photo

In the Spotlight

Clinical Assistant Professor

Dr. Prerna Poojary-Mazzotta

Dr. Poojary-Mazzotta Leads OTD Students in Community Projects and FOTA Presentations

Dr. Prerna Poojary-Mazzotta 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 issue 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…

Alumni & Giving

Department Calendar

Upcoming Events

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