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The University of Kansas

Department of Occupational Therapy Education

Kansas City, KS

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Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Occupational Therapy Education is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Occupational therapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Therapeutic science
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Occupational therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 41
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 0

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Capstone and oral defense

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements For the Therapeutic Science PhD program, a minimum of 24 research-related course credits at the graduate level

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Recommended

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

143
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.99%
Black or African American 0.7%
White or Caucasian 84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4.2%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Impact of sensory processing in everyday life; improving balance, motor skills, and independence with community nonprofit organizations serving people with special needs; improving self-confidence and self-sufficiency with poverty-based services in community; working with autism population in a community-wide aquatics program; improving quality of life of people living with cancer and chronic illness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
60,888

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 2003
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Dory Sabata
Interim Department Chair and Clinical Associate Professor
Email: dsabata@kumc.edu
Phone: 913-588-7338
Fax: 913-588-4568

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