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Our Mission

The Master of Occupational Therapy program at Tennessee Wesleyan University seeks for its students the highest quality and most enjoyable educational experience with the spirit of the liberal arts and within the framework of the Judeo-Christian tradition.

In keeping with the OT program’s themes: Service & Spirituality, Creativity, Innovation, Leadership, Lifelong Learning & Scholarship, it will produce well-prepared and highly sought-after graduates that will continuously add value to the profession of occupational therapy while serving their clients’ and community’s needs.

Tennessee Wesleyan Occupational Therapy Program Vision

The Master of Occupational Therapy program at Tennessee Wesleyan University will be recognized as an exemplary model occupational therapy program, housed within a comprehensive church-related institution centered in faith and reason that inspires and prepares students to become servant leaders for all people, populations, and communities through effective solutions as presented by the American Occupational Therapy Association’s Vision Statement.

OT Program Core Values

Tennessee Wesleyan University values a student-centered, engaging learning environment that meets the highest ethical and academic standards. Below are the Values we have prioritized at this time:

Inquiry

We value the pursuit of knowledge and strive to develop an enduring passion for learning in others.

Community

We are a community of learners who are united in a common mission to provide a transformational education for our students.

Diversity

We value all peoples and their diverse ways of learning, living and worshiping.

Excellence

We set high standards for scholarship, service, and leadership.

Engagement

We value opportunities that allow our students to apply learning outside the classroom through internships, service learning, study abroad programs, and research.

Sustainability

We value the planet and the preservation of it.

Service

We value our commitment to improving the conditions of others.