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Master of Occupational Therapy - Bridge Program

Online & On Campus (Weekends)

Flexible, Low-Residency OTA/PTA to MOT 

Accepting Applications for January 2020
Applications and Materials Due: August 2, 2019


UPCOMING PROSPECTIVE STUDENT EVENTS:
OPEN HOUSE | east longmeadow campus | april 22 | 6 P.M.
online info session | april 23 | 8 p.m.

Bay Path’s Master of Occupational Therapy Bridge Program is an accelerated path for licensed Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTA) or Physical Therapist Assistants (PTA) to earn a Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree in a format that may allow for continued practice in the field. Our Bridge program provides heightened focus on evaluation, as well as, intervention. 

About the Degree

  • Two tracks to the MOT degree, which is right for you?
  • Accredited program helps students to prepare for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) Exam (A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain a state licensure)
  • Lab spaces designed for hands-on learning at our Philip H. Ryan Health Science Center
  • Courses are offered in a blended format, pairing weekly online coursework with on-site participation, approximately every other weekend (Level II Fieldwork is completed full-time, requiring students to plan ahead)
  • Taught by extraordinary and supportive faculty in a highly dynamic and interactive classroom environment
  • Receives high accolades from our students, see what they are saying
  • Achieve exceptional fieldwork experiences at the area’s most esteemed institutions
  • Access to mentoring, tutoringlibrary resourcesacademic resources, and career services assists students in becoming independent and successful learners
  • Financial aid is available
  • No GMAT or GRE required

See You at the 2019 AOTA Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans!
Bridge Program Coordinator, Cheryl Boucakis OTD, OTR/L will also be attending the conference. Meet Dr. Boucakis at our booth #1754 on Friday, from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. or Saturday, from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Why does Peter love this program?

Peter Guarraci, Second Lieutenant (2LT), U.S. Army Current Student, MOT

Watch his Story