Faculty and Staff

Peggy Beckley, PHD, EDS, OTR, FAOTA

Peggy Beckley

Associate Professor

Dr. Peggy Beckley is a full-time faculty member for the MSOT and OTD programs. She provides part-time clinical services as an Occupational Therapist and Vision Rehabilitation Specialist. Dr. Beckley’s education and certifications are listed below. She has completed research, presented nationally and internationally, and has publications in several practice areas including physical rehabilitation, gerontology, low vision, and occupational therapy education. As a volunteer, Dr. Beckley has served on state and national occupational therapy associations.

University of Missouri – Columbia

  • BHS - Occupational Therapy
  • EdS - Learning Technology and Design
  • Graduate Certificate - Online Education

Washington University in Saint Louis

  • MHS - Health Care Services
  • PhD - Social Work

University of Missouri – Saint Louis

  • M.Ed. - Adult & Higher Education

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy

  • Occupational Therapist, Registered -- OTR

American Occupational Therapy Association

  • Roster of Fellows -- FAOTA
  • Board Certification in Physical Rehabilitation - BCPR
  • Board Certification in Gerontology - BCG
  • Specialty Certification in Low Vision - SCLV

Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals

  • Certified Low Vision Therapist -- CLVT
  • Certified Orientation & Mobility Specialist -- COMS
  • Certified Vision Rehabilitation Therapist -- CVRT