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Occupational Therapy

Master of Science (MS)

Classes begin each january

LIMITED AVAILABILITY: We are currently accepting applications for January  2024 via OT CAS.
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The Wilmington College Master of Science program in Occupational Therapy is a residential, entry-level program, designed with a unique focus on enhancing rural health care services. Students that attend this program will be well-prepared for practice in a wide variety of health care settings, with all age groups and diverse populations. Participation in the program requires a commitment of approximately 24 months, with students spending their first 4 semesters on campus completing the required coursework, and then leaving campus for the last 2 semesters to engage in the required Level II Fieldwork experiences.


Wilmington College Therapeutic Riding Camp

July 10-14, 2023

The purpose of camp is to provide equine-assisted therapeutic and recreational opportunities for children with disabilities. The camp is led by staff and students from the department of occupational therapy in collaboration with the departments of equine and agriculture. Campers will enjoy a week of therapeutic horse-riding and fun, hands-on agricultural activities.

For more information please contact Erin Bales, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy at, or Javonne Mullins, Assistant Professor of Agriculture at


Inside Look at OT


The mission of the Occupational Therapy Program at Wilmington College is to prepare exceptional occupational therapy professionals that recognize and respond to the unique needs of rural communities with a focus on evidence and occupation-based practices that are client-centered.


The vision of the Occupational Therapy Program at Wilmington College is to prepare innovative, community-driven leaders with an ability to educate, inspire, and problem-solve for citizens in under-served rural areas.