Occupational TherapyWestern Health Sciences

Master of Science (MSc) & Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Occupational Science

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Administered through the Graduate Program in Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, students can pursue either a Master of Science (MSc) or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Occupational Science. These programs provides an interdisciplinary perspective on the complexities of human occupation and its contribution to the health and well-being of individuals, communities, and societies.

Occupation is defined broadly as groups of activities and tasks performed in daily life (e.g., work activities, self-care activities, leisure activities). The field encompasses theoretical perspectives on occupation from within and outside the related profession of occupational therapy.

Research in this area includes: