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Class of 2016 Whitecoat and Pinning Ceremony

On April 11th, the Class of 2016 invited loved ones and friends to their Whitecoat and Pinning Ceremony signifying the end of two year of course work and the beginning of their graduate year. Congratulations Class 2016!

Grad Farewell

On February 3rd, the Division of OT held their annual Grad Farewell celebration. Good luck on your final fieldwork and we will see you in May for graduation!

Welcome Amy Wix, OTD, OTR/L

Please say hello to the Division of Occupational Therapy's newest faculty member, Amy Wix, OTD, OTR/L. She will be filling the role of our Fieldwork Coordinator. We all look forward to working with you and improving upon our Fieldwork Program.

Welcome from the division of Occupational Therapy

Hello, and Welcome to West Virginia University’s Division of Occupational Therapy! The occupational therapy program admitted its first students in 1996, and remains an integral part of the School of Medicine in the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center. Our OT program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE). Typically, students complete two years of prerequisite coursework, and then apply to the OT program. If accepted, students then complete three years of OT academic course and lab work, as well as clinical rotations called fieldworks, ultimately graduating with a Master of Occupational Therapy degree.

West Virginia University (WVU) is an exciting and inviting academic setting for students to complete their college careers. Located in award winning Morgantown, WV, near the borders of PA, MD, and OH, WVU is home to approximately 30,000 students. With its many sporting events featuring nationally ranked Division I collegiate teams, countless student clubs and organizations, and numerous University sponsored events, there is always something to do at WVU.

On behalf of myself, the faculty, and the staff representing the Division of Occupational Therapy, I wish to thank you for exploring our program site. Should you have any questions about OT at WVU, please feel free to contact us.

Randy P. McCombie, PhD, OTR/L
Chair and Program Director – Occupational Therapy
School of Medicine
West Virginia University