Abilene Christian University offers a Master of Science (M.S.) in Occupational Therapy. The 69-hour Occupational Therapy program is a residential program that will be offered at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, TX beginning in Fall 2014 and can be completed in two years by full-time students. Students will start as a cohort each summer and will graduate in the summer, two years later. The first cohort for this program will begin in Fall 2014. The program is designed to prepare students with sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) for the practice of Occupational Therapy


The Mission of the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy is to prepare occupational therapy students to think and act critically, missionally, and globally in Christian service and leadership throughout their respective communities.

The ACU-MSOT program is built on these core values and incorporate the mission, vision, and strategic plan of University; the mission, philosophy and strategic plan of the ACU-MSOT; and the Centennial Vision of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).  

Together the vision, mission, and core values express the University’s aspirations for graduates and the profession.  ACU-MSOT will be dedicated to the highest standards of the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) and the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).  These concepts provide the basis for defining the program’s purpose and result in the structure and design of the ACU-MSOT curriculum.


Application Deadline:
Fall 2015
  • Priority Review: Nov. 1, 2014
  • Final Deadline: Feb. 1, 2015

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