Master of Science in Occupational Therapy


Pfeiffer University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). SACSCOC Complaint Procedures are available for review by all Pfeiffer students. SACSCOC has approved the Occupational Therapy program to offer an MSOT degree.

Welcome from the Director

We are excited to bring the Masters of Occupational Therapy program to Pfeiffer University. We are committed to excellence in the profession and it shows through the varied areas of expertise that our Faculty and Staff offer to the students. Our faculty have evidence-based teaching skillsets that promote higher-order thinking that is essential for autonomous practice in a complex and competitive environment.

This program offers a 27-month curriculum that incorporates innovative collaborative learning experiences through community initiatives, which will promote compassionate critical thinkers and reflective graduates. Our graduates will have the necessary prerequisite skills to contribute to the profession through service, scholarship, and leadership. Our program incorporates curriculum threads for occupational justice in local, rural, and global communities. In addition, students will build skills for leadership, service, creativity, and innovation. The program offers a dynamic 27-month academic experience that reflects excellence in occupational therapy education; preparing clinicians who not only deliver exceptional healthcare but are servant leaders in the areas of health disparities and social justice.

It would be an honor to join you in your educational journey to become a Pfeiffer OT.


Elizabeth Fain, EdD, OTRL, FAOTA
Director of Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, Associate Dean of Center for Applied Health Sciences
Pfeiffer University Center for Health Sciences