Chair's Welcome

Dear Prospective Students:

Felecia BanksWelcome to the exciting profession of occupational therapy. The Howard University Occupational Therapy program offers an accredited program leading to a Master of Science degree in Occupational Therapy (MSOT). Student in our program are exposed to cutting edge research and practice in the field of occupational therapy.

Unique to the Howard University Occupational Therapy program is a commitment to serving diverse and underserved populations, where access to quality health care has been restricted or denied. The Occupational Therapy program at Howard attracts students with high academic potential from across the United States and all over the world adding to Howard's rich history of diversity among its student body. The program has enrolled students from all four continents, including locations such as Peru, Poland, Bermuda, Africa and India.

Our distinguished faculty is committed to helping you achieve your goals, as we look forward to preparing leaders in health care. As part of the Howard University family, the Occupational Therapy program embraces the core values of Excellence in Leadership, Research, and Service.

As you navigate your higher education life’s path, your success will depend on your willingness to commit to do your very BEST! The Occupational Therapy Department at Howard University will provide you with a “family-like” atmosphere, and a wealth of opportunities in the nation’s capital to help you achieve your goals. For further information about our program, please contact the main office at 202-806-7614. Welcome to the world of OT!

Felecia Moore Banks, PhD, MEd, OTR/L, FAOTA
Chairperson & Associate Professor 
(202) 806-7617