At a key transition point in their studies, occupational therapy students across all USAHS campuses participate in a meaningful ritual, witnessed by family and friends. The OT pinning ceremony marks the end of the classroom portion of their studies and the beginning of their fieldwork. For Residential MOT and OTD students, this happens in their fourth term, and for Flex, in the seventh term. A longstanding tradition in OT practice, the pin celebrates the diversity of practice areas, the client-centered nature of our practice and the values of our profession. “It’s an opportunity for faculty to acknowledge our students’ transition from classroom learning to clinical learning,” says Mary Zadnik, ScD, MEd, OTR/L, director of the entry-level OT programs on Read more
USAHS strives to be the premier provider of entry-level graduate degree programs for future physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists. When your university partners with USAHS, you can facilitate your students’ transition from undergraduate to graduate-level programs.
The University aims to graduate a diverse population of versatile, reflective, empathetic practitioners who have master’s and/or doctoral-level competencies, including skills in critical thinking, active learning, clinical experience, and diagnostics. Our graduates uphold ethical and behavioral standards and are committed to professionalism. They implement science-driven and evidence-based interventions that can improve their clients’ quality of life.
When your institution partners with USAHS, your students may benefit from the following:
- Customized information sessions about the University
- Pre-determined articulation guides for all prerequisite courses
- Waived matriculation fee
- Personalized admissions evaluations
- Your school’s logo on our preferred academic partner page
- Student Readiness Workshops
- Financial Planning Sessions
For more information on becoming an academic partner, please contact an enrollment advisor at 800-241-1027 or email [email protected].