Our Mission & Vision

Mission Statement

The Howard University Occupational Therapy faculty is committed to teaching, research, and community service directed toward the reduction of barriers that prevent individuals from achieving a mastery of occupation. The faculty is dedicated to addressing emerging health an health-related needs of Blacks and underserved populations by promoting the role of occupation in the solution to human and social problems in local, national, and international communities.

Our Vision

We, the Howard University Occupational Therapy faculty, envision a state-of-the-art department comprised of culturally competent faculty who are experts in theory, research, and clinical practice and who are dedicated to serving underserved populations, and to preparing leaders of excellence in diagnosing and solving problems of human occupation.