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What sets Mountain State University apart is the depth of the available online learning environment: As an MSU Online student, you'll find that your education extends far beyond the virtual classroom walls. MSU Online programs cover a broad range of academic disciplines. The purpose of each is to prepare our students for professional success. Because of its dedication to making your online student experience as rich and convenient as possible, MSU Online has built a learning environment that will give you the skills that pave the way for long-term career growth and personal satisfaction.

Occupational Therapy Assistant:

According to the American Occupational Therapy Association, occupational therapy is defined as “the art and science of directing an individual’s participation in selected tasks to restore, reinforce and enhance performance; facilitating learning of those skills and functions essential for adaptation and productivity; diminishing or correcting pathology; and promoting and maintaining health.”

The associate degree program in occupational therapy assistant prepares students to collaborate in providing occupational therapy services with appropriate supervision, participate in managing occupational therapy services, direct activity programs, and incorporate values and attitudes congruent with the profession’s standards and ethics. It is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, 4720 Montgomery Lane, PO Box 31220, Bethesda MD 20824-1220, telephone 301.652.AOTA.

Mountain State University Beckley, WV
Mountain State University
609 South Kanawha Street
Beckley, WV 25801
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