KMCH College of Occupational Therapy, one of the pioneers in field of Occupational Therapy education was started in the year 1995.
The KMCH College of Occupational Therapy was established in the year 1995 as a unit of the Kovai Medical Center Research and Educational Trust. The College of Occupational Therapy is recognized by the Government of Tamil Nadu and is affiliated to the T.N. Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai. It is also recognized by the All India Occupational Therapists Association (AIOTA) and World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) the licensing body for Occupational therapist's, which gives added advantage to the graduates of KMCHCOT to study and work anywhere in India and abroad.
The KMCH College of Occupational therapy offers both the B.O.T (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy - four and half year) and M.O.T (Master of Occupational Therapy programme -two years full time course) which started in the year 2005 in three specialties of Mental Health, Child Health and Neurology. Students in both the programs learn the skills in Health conditions, Human Occupations, Evaluation, Intervention and Research methods in O.T Clinical practice is required before graduation in each program.
Vision & Mission
The KMCH College of Occupational Therapy aims to provide leadership in education research and services in the field of Occupational Therapy. To this end the college endeavour's to provide opportunities to the students and faculty that will enable them to
- Acquire a high level of professional knowledge, skills & attitudes.
- Undertake research which will augment the knowledge base and advance the practice of Occupational Therapy.
- Develop innovative programs, projects and models of practice in the profession.