Occupational Science BS/Occupational Therapy MS

School of Public Health and Health Professions

Program Description

The Occupational Science BS/Occupational Therapy MS program, is a five-year, entry-level professional program that prepares students for personal and professional development. It is flexible enough to meet individual needs and interests, while ensuring graduates are competent to pass the national certification examination and state licensure requirements to enter the profession. This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA): 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. Telephone: 301-652-AOTA. Website: acoteonline.org.​

Program Contact

MaryAnn Venezia
523 Kimball Tower
Buffalo, NY 14214
Email: venezia3@buffalo.edu
Phone: 716-829-6742
Fax: 716-829-3217

Instruction Method

  • In Person (100 percent of courses offered in person)

Full/Part Time Options

  • Full Time

Credits Required

  • 156 Hours


  • 5 Years

Application Fee

  • $50

This program is officially registered with the New York State Education Department (SED).

Online programs/courses may require students to come to campus on occasion. Time-to-degree and number of credit hours may vary based on full/part time status, degree, track and/or certification option chosen. Time-to-degree is based on calendar year(s). Contact the department for details.