MScOT Program & Curriculum Materials

The Occupational Therapy program at the University of Toronto is guided by the Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy’s Vision, Mission, and Values; relevant evidence-based theories and practices; the accreditation standards of the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists in Canada; the Minimum Standards for the Education of Occupational Therapists 2016 of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT); the performance expectations for “competent” practice of occupational therapists as detailed in the Profile of Practice of Occupational Therapy in Canada (2012), the Essential Competencies of Practice for Occupational Therapists in Canada (2011) and the Competencies for Occupational Therapists in Canada (2021). These materials provide the foundation for the program objectives and evaluation, curriculum planning, management and evaluation, and the culture of educational scholarship in the Department.

Our Department is situated in the Temerty Faculty of Medicine (TFoM) at University of Toronto. The TFoM is at the centre one of North America’s largest biomedical research, education, and clinical care networks. With nine fully affiliated research-intensive hospitals—and dozens of community and clinical care sites—TFoM offers unparalleled learning opportunities in one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world. The MScOT Program is one of the largest occupational therapy programs in Canada with 260 learners in total across the two years of the program. The MScOT program is distributed across two campuses, UTSG (St. George downtown campus) and UTM (Mississauga campus). Our faculty educators apply innovative approaches to teaching in our distributed campuses to ensure the highest quality education for our learners. We have over 300 adjunct faculty who support in-class and fieldwork education for our students.

View the MScOT Program and Curriculum Document and select appendices, including the Educational Conceptual Framework.

2023 MScOT Program and Curriculum Document
Select Appendices to the 2023 MScOT Program and Curriculum Document, including the Educational and Conceptual Framework
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