The mission of the Department of Occupational Therapy at Western Michigan University is to develop and prepare occupational therapists to deliver high standards of health care to a diverse population in a changing healthcare environment through education, research and leadership.

Consistent with the University’s mission of a learner centered research institution, the department is committed to:

  • Educating exemplary occupational therapy professionals.
  • Promoting innovation and discovery.
  • Building and sustaining mutually enriching local and global partnerships.