OT/M Program Mission, Vision, and Values


The mission of the Georgia State University’s program of occupational therapy is to improve human lives through innovations in research, community engagement, and education in occupational therapy and rehabilitation in general. We will prepare highly competent and ethical entry level occupational therapist in the delivery of evidence based, culturally-competent, and compassionate care to improve health and independence of individual and community within a highly technological and globally diverse environment.


To be locally and globally recognized and regarded as a preferred destination for exemplary occupational therapy research and scholarly activity, education, and community engagement.


G: Growth

S: Science

U: Unique

C: Compassion

A: Accountability

R: Respect

E: Excellence

S: Service