Life Sciences, B.S. / Occupational Therapy, M.S.

Life Sciences, B.S. / Occupational Therapy, M.S.

Earn your bachelor’s degree in life sciences and a master’s degree in occupational therapy in five and a half years. During your three-year pre-professional phase, you’ll begin where leading physicians, professors, and other health care practitioners all initiate their careers—by studying how living organisms function, survive, adapt, and evolve. Our curriculum provides the foundation in the core sciences of biochemistry, anatomy, physiology, neuroscience, and other disciplines. Our professors actively conduct research in these fields to provide you with additional training opportunities. After completing the first three years of the pre-professional phase, you may apply and transition to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program.

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NYIT's undergraduate foundation curriculum in liberal arts and sciences helps you think critically and communicate across disciplines and cultures.

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Career Options

An NYIT degree is your passport to an exciting future in an in-demand field. Possible career opportunities for graduates with this degree include:

  • Community-based mental health settings
  • Early intervention and pediatric settings
  • Geriatric care
  • Home care settings
  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Schools
  • Specialized rehabilitation centers

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We believe it's important to offer access to opportunity to all qualified students. NYIT has one of the lowest private tuitions in New York State and provides more than $40 million in institutional financial aid each year.

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