Undergraduate Program

We offer a five-year program combining the Bachelor of Science in Health Science and the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy.

Course Requirements and Course Descriptions |  Integrative Capstone Experience (ICE) | Fieldwork 

Shad_StLouisStudents will complete most of their general education and all of the pre-OT admission requirements during the first two years of college (lower division courses), and begin a focused group of occupational therapy courses in their junior year. All students complete a faculty-directed integrative capstone experience, which is research, program development, or clinically focused.

 Why Dominican?

  • Beautiful campus located 12 miles North of San Francisco
  • Financial aid options
  • Rich student life
  • Diverse student population


 Why Health Science/Pre-Occupational Therapy?

  • Experienced, professional faculty
  • 10-year accreditation with Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education 
  • Small class sizes
  • Excellent fieldwork placements
  • Excellent NBCOT pass rate
  • 100 percent post-graduate employment rate


"I recently had two job offers, and accepted one with a geriatric transitional care facility in San Luis Obispo. One great thing is that I met my employer at the Dominican Career Fair. Having access to OT opportunities at the fair was important and successful for me!"  --
Amanda Harness, MS, OTR/L