School of Graduate Studies

School of Graduate Studies
School of Graduate Studies

Occupational Therapy

Director and Vice-Dean (Health Sciences)
Finlayson, M.

Associate Director, Occupational Therapy Program
Lysaght, R.

Brouwer, B., Finlayson, M., Lysaght, R., McColl, M.A.

Associate Professor
Aldersey, H., Cramm, H., Donnelly, C.

Assistant Professor
Auais, M., Batorowicz, B., Edgelow, M.M., Fayed, N., Ghahari, S,. Kessler, D.  Murphy, S.

Professor Emeritus
Krupa, T., Paterson, M.

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Fucile, S.

Adjunct  Lecturer
Delaney, L.

Bona, M. 



Departmental Facilities

The School of Rehabilitation Therapy is housed in the Louise D. Acton building. Teaching laboratories, student meeting space, research space and clinical services are located on the ground floor and first floor. Administration and faculty offices are on the second floor. Research laboratory facilities are located in the LDA building, Botterell Hall and Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), (amalgamated former Hotel Dieu Hospital and Kingston General Hospital), Providence Care, and the Human Mobility Research Centre (KHSC). Research spaces are well equipped to support various research programs in the study of human movement, motor control, and a broad range of studies in disability and wellness in the community. Projects may also be undertaken in a variety of clinical and community settings external to the School of Rehabilitation Therapy.

Master of Science Occupational Therapy - M.Sc. (O.T.)

All applications from individuals seeking professional qualifications in Occupational Therapy will be processed through the Ontario Universities Application Centre, Ontario Rehabilitation Sciences Programs Application Service ( ).

Admission Requirements

The Occupational Therapy program is a Master's entry-level degree program leading to the MSc(OT) degree distinction. Applicants must have a four-year baccalaureate degree or equivalent with a minimum second class standing (70%+) from a recognized university. A Statement of Intent, two Confidential Assessment Forms and a Resume are utilized in the selection process.

Program Requirements- Students admitted Fall 2019

Normally, students are enrolled fulltime for two years. As a minimum, the program requires the completion of 101 credits including a critical enquiry project or proposal.

Required Courses

  • OT-801
  • OT-802
  • OT-823
  • OT-825
  • OT-826
  • OT-827*
  • OT-846
  • OT-847
  • OT-851
  • OT-852*
  • OT-853*
  • OT-861*
  • OT-862
  • OT-871*
  • OT-875*
  • OT-877
  • OT-881
  • OT-882*
  • OT-883
  • OT-884
  • OT-885*
  • OT-886*
  • OT-887*
  • OT-889*
  • OT-897*
  • OT-898