The following entry-level master's program outcomes will be demonstrated by all students that graduate from the San José State University Occupational Therapy Program. Each student will:
- Be educated as a generalist with a broad exposure to the delivery models and systems
used in settings where occupational therapy is currently practiced and where it is
emerging as a service.
- Achieve entry level competence.
- Articulate and apply occupational therapy theory, models of practice, clinical reasoning
to evidence-based evaluations and interventions to achieve expected outcomes.
- Uphold the ethical standards, values, and attitudes of the occupational therapy profession.
- Be a competent and critical consumer of research and knowledge that supports practice.
- Understand and value the occupational core of the profession.
- Identify the social, political, economic and cultural issues in a diverse society
that impact the ability of individuals, communities and populations (clients) to participate
in meaningful occupations.
- Advocate for individuals, communities and populations (clients) and actively promote
- Demonstrate professional and leadership behaviors.
- Be prepared to make a positive impact on occupational pursuits for the health and
well-being of society.
- Be self-directed, life-long learners.