Shelly J. Lane, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Professor and director, post-professional education
Al Copolillo, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Associate professor and chair
Occupational Therapy, Post-professional Master of Science (M.S.)
Contact department for specific admission requirements.
Post-professional masters application link:
Supplemental application materials are available on the Web at www.sahp.vcu.edu/occu/programs/postprofessional/apply.html.
The Department of Occupational Therapy offers a post-professional Master of Science program that is available for registered occupational therapists. It is a distance education program combining Internet-based course work with optional on-site instructional periods. A minimum of 34 semester hours, including a thesis, is required.
The post-professional master’s provides bachelor’s-degreed, registered occupational therapists with opportunities to develop advanced clinical problem-solving skills and abstract reasoning. Upon program completion, the student should have increased ability to: