Pathways to Excellence (Occupational Therapy)

Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Pathways to Excellence Continuing Education Program and Master’s Degree Courses
12 in-person courses for continuing education or OT Master’s students


The University of Southern California Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy offers a Pathways To Excellence continuing education program for Occupational Therapists. While the courses are designed for the experienced clinician, they are also accessible to all master’s students. These 12 courses are key building blocks in creating programs of study with specific occupational therapy specialty focus areas, enabling graduate students to both broaden and deepen their knowledge and expertise in cutting-edge practice areas.

  • OT 560 School-based Practice
  • OT 564 Sensory Integration Theory
  • OT 571 Assistive Technology
  • OT 572 Ergonomics
  • OT 573 Hand Rehabilitation
  • OT 574 Enhancing Motor Control for Occupation
  • OT 575 Dysphagia Across the Lifespan: Pediatrics through Geriatrics
  • OT 576 Universal Design
  • OT 578 Therapeutic Communication for the Healthcare Practitioner
  • OT 583 Lifestyle Redesign®
  • OT 584 Clinical Applications of Telehealth Technologies
  • OT 610 Sensory Integrative Dysfunction (Offered every January, April and September.)