Advance your career with our HHS case management to OT program
Bachelor of Health and Human Services Case Management | Master of Occupational Therapy Program (179 credits)
Accelerate your college education and start your career sooner with our health and human services case management to occupational therapy pathway. This unique occupational therapy pathway lets you earn both a Bachelor of Science in health and human services case management and a Master of Science in occupational therapy — in less time and with fewer credits.
Graduate with your bachelor’s and master’s degree in just 16 semesters, or about five and a half years — that’s an entire year sooner than Davenport's traditional occupational therapy accredited program! Take your health and human services case management undergrad coursework online through Davenport’s Global Campus or in person at our Detroit, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing or Midland campuses. Then, complete your occupational therapy graduate work at our W.A. Lettinga Campus.
Davenport’s occupational therapy degree program in Michigan maintains the highest accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
What is a health and human services case management to occupational therapy program?
Position yourself to become a health and human services case manager with the expertise, knowledge and professional experience needed to provide the right services for patients through all phases of care by completing the online case management program at Davenport. Then, take your case management expertise and apply it to Davenport’s OT program and be prepared to lead in health care as an occupational therapist.
Explore classes for Davenport’s health and human services case management and occupational therapy degrees
Students will learn the components of health and human service case management, including assessing, planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and evaluating the services of a client to improve their quality of life. Then, advance your career and develop your occupational therapist skill set with classes in sensory and motor disruption, research, mental health and more.
With exam review baked into the program’s studies, you’ll be prepared to ace both the Certified Case Managers (CCM) Exam and Human Services Board-Certified Practitioner Exam (HS-BCP). Once you’ve completed the master’s program, you’ll be able to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) and state license.
Foundations of Excellence
|BIOL110||Foundations of Cell Biology||3|
|BIOL110L||Foundation of Cell Biology Lab||1|
|BIOL221||Anatomy & Physiology I||3|
|BIOL221L||Anatomy & Physiology I Lab||1|
|BIOL222||Anatomy & Physiology II||3|
|BIOL222L||Anatomy & Physiology II Lab||1|
|SOSC201||Diversity in Society||3|
|STAT219||Introduction to Biostatistics||3|
Foundations of Health Professions
|HLTH101M||Intro to Health Careers||0|
|HLTH230||Health Care Law and Ethics||3|
|HLTH250||Healthcare Reimbursement Mgmt||3|
|HHCM300||Case Management Fundamentals||3|
|HHCM311||Adjustment to Disability||3|
|HHCM401||Documentation and Reporting||4|
|HHCM493 OR HHCM495||HHS Case Management Virtual Practicum OR HHS Case Management Practicum||4|
|HINT209||Quality/Perf Improve Hlth Care||3|
|HLTH320||Public Health Perspectives||3|
|HLTH401||Health Care Research||3|
|BIOL621||Functional Human Anatomy I||4|
|BIOL622||Functional Human Anatomy II||4|
|HCMG630||Health Care Organizations||3|
|OCTH601||Orient to Occupational Therapy||1|
|OCTH621||Acute/Chronic Cond-Eff Occ Per||3|
|OCTH610||Prin Human Occup & Found Prof||3|
|OCTH616||Fund & Scope of OT Practice||3|
|OCTH636||Analysis of Env/Task/Activity||2|
|OCTH636L||Analysis of Env/Task/Actvy Lab||1|
|OCTH652||Fund of Devel/Devel Assmnt||2|
|OCTH652L||Fund of Devel/Devel Assmnt Lab||1|
|OCTH721||OT Process Sensory-Motor Disrp||3|
|OCTH738||OT Behavioral & Mental Health||3|
|OCTH751||Eval & Intervtn Upper Limb Inj||2|
|OCTH751L||Eval/Interv Upper Limb Inj Lab||1|
|OCTH756||Management of OT Services||3|
|OCTH760||Access to Care I||2|
|OCTH766||Access to Care II||2|
|OCTH772||Equipment & Tech Interventions||2|
|OCTH778||Cent Nervous Syst Inj Disorder||2|
|OCTH778L||Cent Nerv Syst Inj Disord Lab||1|
|OCTH787||Issues Aging-Changes Act/Occp||3|
|OCTH628||Fund Knowledge-Driven Prac||3|
|OCTH660||Research & Scholarship in OT||3|
Clinical Fieldwork Experiences
|OCTH715||Lvl I Fieldwork A-Occ Thr Proc||3|
|OCTH745||LvI 1 Fieldwork B-Beh/Mtl Hlth||1|
|OCTH785||Lvl I Fieldwork C-Neurlog Cond||1|
|OCTH795A||Level IIA Fieldwrk-Guided Prac||6|
|OCTH795B||Level IIB Fieldwrk-Trans Indep||6|
|OCTH789||Emerg Pract-Pgm Devel & Assmt||3|
|OCTH799||Entering the Profession||1|
Which class should I take? When should I take it?
See our Recommended Program Sequences:
What makes Davenport’s health and human services case management to occupational therapy program different?
As a student enrolled in Davenport’s HHS case management to OT program pathway, you’ll experience an easy transition from your undergrad studies in health and human services case management to the graduate OT program. Plus, you’re guaranteed a spot in the master’s OT program when you complete the undergraduate requirements — no additional applications needed.
Save time and money earning your degrees because this full-time program shaves 19 credits off your overall course load. Participate in the mentorship program early to develop a deep understanding of the field from the very start.
Experience the Davenport difference:
Get matched with a mentor early on to help you prepare for the OT program.
Extensive hands-on training
Apply your learning through on-campus activities and off-campus immersion experiences.
Build your knowledge and skills through case management practicums and online case management courses.
Unique professional preparation course
Take Davenport’s Entering the Profession course and experience mock exams and remediation practice after your final fieldwork.
Save time and money
Earn your undergraduate and graduate degrees in less time and with fewer credit hours than traditional programs (an entire year sooner!).
Certification exam prep
Ace your certification exams with coursework that bakes in test prep for the CCM exam, the HS-BCP exam and the NBCOT exam.
Start earning your Bachelor of Science in health and human services case management and Master of Science in occupational therapy at Davenport
Explore the admissions requirements, and then take the next step toward joining Davenport’s health and human services case management to occupational therapy program pathway.
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About Davenport University
Davenport is a private, not-for-profit university with more than 150 years of experience preparing students for successful careers.
Offering over 60 bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, we align with top employers to design degree programs that help you gain the skills and real-world experience you need to rise above the rest. With small class sizes and campuses across Michigan or online, you’ll earn a quality education on your schedule at Davenport University.
The entry-level Master of Science in Occupational Therapy at Davenport University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The program received 7-year accreditation approval which is granted to new programs that have demonstrated exceptional education quality. The next full accreditation review is scheduled to occur during the 2022/2023 academic year.
Graduates of the Davenport MSOT program are eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this examination, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination.
The Occupational Therapy program at Davenport University adheres to all ACOTE requirements including timely notifications to ACOTE of changes within the MSOT program and/or Davenport University. The members of the Occupational Therapy Department are responsible for demonstrating honesty, integrity, and ethical conduct in all dealings with ACOTE consistent with policies and procedures for honest and ethical behavior.
For more information about accreditation contact:
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
c/o American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
6116 Executive Blvd. Suite 200, North Bethesda , MD 20852-4929
Web address: www.acoteonline.org
- CGPA: 3.5
- Science Course Transfers: Grade of B or better in each of the following: BIOL110/110L, BIOL221/221L and BIOL222/222L
MSOT Enrollment Requirements:
- Maintain CGPA of 3.5 by end of Third Year Winter Semester
- Final Grade of B or better in each Science Course: BIOL110/110L, BIOL221/221L, and BIOL222/222L
- Successful completion of Pre-MSOT Seminar
- Successful completion of Occupational Therapy Observation Hours
- Active Student Participant in the Mentorship Program
Please see attached file for a description of the prerequisites for the OT Program. Click Here.
Note: Prerequisites will not be officially evaluated until applications are reviewed by the Occupational Therapy Admissions Committee. At that time, course descriptions, copy of the syllabus and/or original transcripts may be requested.
If for any reason you do not meet the requirement of a 3.5 cumulative GPA before your first semester, you may continue your path toward our Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program once you complete your undergraduate courses.
Department Chair: Theresa Leto, DHS, MOT, OTRL
Academic Fieldwork Coordinator: Susan Dee Owens, MS, OTR/L
Department Chair and Associate Dean Health Information Management/Allied Health Departments: Linda Sorensen, MPA, RHIA, CHPS
Campus Associate Department Chair/Program Director Health and Human Services Case Management: Kimberly Corsi, MSA, LRCP, CCS
Assistant Professor and Practicum Coordinator for Allied Health/HIM: Lindsey Shull, PhD, MA, LPN, CFLE, RMA
Teaching and Learning Coordinator: Carly Davidson
Jennifer Bingman, OTD, OTR/L
Barbra Katerberg, OTD, OTR/L
Stephanie Tamminga MS OTR, CHT
Adjunct Faculty: Kelly McCarron, Ed.D,OTR/L (Associate Dean Online)
Fieldwork experiences are important components of Occupational Therapy education. Davenport University Occupational Therapy students will participate in fieldwork experiences throughout the program. Some fieldwork will occur in combination with on-campus classes at locations close to Grand Rapids. Other fieldwork occurs as full-time immersion experiences where students leave campus for extended periods of time. The full-time fieldwork immersion experiences may occur nationwide. Students enrolled in the program cannot be guaranteed fieldwork placements in any specific location including the Grand Rapids area. Students are responsible for housing and transportation related to education experiences (including fieldwork). Also, students are expected to be familiar with and comply with fieldwork rules and regulations as outlined in the University Graduate Catalog, the College of Health Professions Handbook, and the Occupational Therapy Fieldwork Handbook.
Regional Accrediting Body:
Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
30 N. LaSalle St. Chicago, IL 60602-2504 Date of Reaccreditation: 2014 Next Accreditation Due: 2021-2022