UW-Madison OT Program - ABOUT

OT student doing research with child


Main Office

Occupational Therapy
School of Education
2120 Medical Sciences Center
1300 University Avenue
MadisonWI  53706-1639

Tel: 608/262-2936
Fax: 608/262-1639

Email: otoffice@education.wisc.edu
or by contact form
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A Force for Change: Transforming Lives Through Occupation

The Occupational Therapy (OT) Program in UW-Madison's Department of Kinesiology is one of the most successful in the country due to our outstanding faculty, staff, students and alumni; cutting-edge basic and applied research; and degree program quality. Learn about our degree programs under the "ACADEMICS" tab above.

In the past five years, the OT faculty have received more than $8 million in federal research grants from the National Institutes of Health. Read about exciting research by our faculty and students under the "RESEARCH" tab above.

We are honored that U.S. News and World Report ranked our program No. 15 out of 155 OT programs in the nation in its most recent ranking of graduate OT programs.


MS-OT Group Advising Sessions in October

Tuesday, October 6th, 4:45-5:45 PM.

Wednesday, October 21st, 12:00-1:00 PM.


Session details:


Master of Science-Occupational Therapy Program GROUP ADVISING SESSIONS

Group Advising Sessions offer prospective students an opportunity to learn about the admission requirements, application procedures, and curriculum of the MS-OT Program at UW-Madison. Prospective applicants are also provided with information and resources in regard to composing a strong application for graduate study. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet a current MS-OT Student, as well as the OT Program Admissions Coordinator.

Location: Room 3130, Medical Sciences Center (MSC).

The Occupational Therapy Program is located in Medical Sciences Center (MSC).

MSC is located at 1300 University Avenue, on the UW-Madison campus. To locate room 3130, enter MSC at the front entrance on University Avenue, and walk straight into the building to the first stairwell. Take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd floor and turn right. Room 3130 is located just to the left as you reach the end of the hallway.


A parking structure is located next to MSC; Lot 20 (entrance on University Avenue).
If Lot 20 is full, Lot 17 is located on Randall Avenue (next to the Engineering Building).

Parking in the Regent Street/Camp Randall Neighborhood is also an option.

For general information about parking and visiting the UW-Madison campus, please visit the following webpage: http://www.admissions.wisc.edu/visits/directions.php

RSVP: otadmissions@education.wisc.edu


Celebrating OT Milestones

 The OT Program will celebrate its 75th Anniversary and the 100th Anniversary of the profession in 2017-2018. A brief video with Dr. Barbara Kornblau ('77) tells about the event and how you can get involved.

100 percent certification test pass rate
For three consecutive years, UW-Madison Occupational Therapy students have achieved a perfect first-time pass rate on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) test. Click for details.

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