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Occupational therapists (OTs) are responsible for helping patients improve their ability to function to their highest possible degree of independence. The OT's general mission is to help people be able to perform day-to-day tasks and/or sustain themselves. This type of therapist typically works with individuals who suffer from some type of physically, mentally, developmentally, or emotionally disabling condition. They work closely with their patients to develop, recover, or maintain daily living and work skills so that the patient can strive to lead an independent, productive, and satisfying life. Depending on the client, the therapist may try to improve basic motor functions and reasoning abilities or to compensate for permanent loss of function.

The areas encompassed by occupational therapists are so far-reaching that they can find themselves working with a wide range of clients of varying limitations who need to be cared for in any number of settings. Clients with coordination problems might be assigned exercises to improve hand-eye coordination whereas those with short-term memory loss might be taught to make lists to aid recollection skills. Patients with permanent disabilities, such as spinal cord injuries, muscular dystrophy, or cerebral palsy often require instruction in the use of adaptive equipment such as wheelchairs, orthoses, eating aids, and dressing aids. Some occupational therapists deal with clients who are not fully able to function in a particular work environment. These therapists may need to collaborate with both the client and employer to modify the work environment so that the client can successfully function.

Responsibilities

Working with the patient and his/her physician, the occupational therapist decides on a therapy plan which takes into account the patient's specific type of impairment, injury, or deficiency. The plan is constructed in such a way that the rehabilitation goals are realistic and the patient's psychological needs are adequately addressed. The therapist then uses any of a wide variety of tools and methods in conducting the treatment. Physical exercises may be used to increase strength and dexterity, while computer programs are often used to help clients improve decision-making, abstract-reasoning, memory, sequencing, and/or coordination. Therapists often design or build special equipment for their clients and then teach the client how to use the equipment. As an important part of the therapy, the therapist needs to regularly assess and record the client�s activities and progress. Accurate records are essential not only for evaluating the client, but also for billing and for reporting to physicians and other health care providers.

A partial list of the things an occupation therapist is required to do as part of the job might include the following:

  • Choose activities that best help individuals learn life-management skills within the limits of their specific capabilities
  • Consult with other rehabilitation and therapeutic experts
  • Recommend changes in patients' work or living environments as needed
  • Help patients re-learn daily living routines
  • Design special equipment (e.g., feeding devices, clothing adaptations, or splints)
  • Direct activities to help patients with balance and coordination problems
  • Supervise coordination exercises
  • Teach manual skills to restore physical mobility
  • Evaluate patients' progress
  • Complete and maintain necessary records
  • Prepare reports that detail progress

Job Characteristics

Most occupational therapists, including those who work in hospitals and other health care settings, normally work a standard 40-hour week. The environment in these settings is typically pleasant, with well-lit, heated, and clean rooms. In large rehabilitation centers, therapists sometimes work in large rooms which tend to be noisy due to the presence of machines, tools, and other noise-generating devices. Therapists who provide home health care tend to spend a significant amount of time driving from one appointment to another. In general, the job can be tiring, due to the need for therapists to be on their feet a good deal of the time. Therapists can also be susceptible to back strain caused by lifting and moving of both equipment and clients.

In a profession where interaction with people is a daily occurrence, it is not surprising that occupational therapists need strong interpersonal skills. Patience is an important character trait required for this occupation because many clients improve very slowly. Social perceptiveness, the awareness of others' reactions and an understanding of why they react as they do, is an invaluable skill for an occupational therapist to possess. Other important character abilities include ingenuity, imagination, and an ability to solve problems. Therapists who work in home health care services also need to be adaptable to a variety of work settings.

Employment Outlook

According to the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (USDL BLS), employment of occupational therapists is expected to grow much faster than the average profession over the next decade. The demand for occupational therapists will be driven largely by an increasing elderly population and by the increasing number of individuals with disabilities or limited function who require therapy services. Also, modern technology will enable more patients with critical problems to survive and many of these patients will need extensive therapy.

Job prospects for licensed occupational therapists are expected to be robust in mostly all settings. Those who work in acute hospital, rehabilitation, and orthopedic venues can look forward to particularly abundant work due to the fact that the elderly receive most of their treatment in these settings. Hospitals will continue to employ a large number of occupational therapists to provide services to inpatients. Schools will employ an increasing amount of occupational therapists to treat an expanding school-age population, to deal with an increase in services for disabled students, and to address a growing prevalence of sensory disorders in children. Therapists with specialized knowledge in a particular area of treatment (e.g., driver rehabilitation and fall-prevention training for the elderly) can also anticipate an enhancement in job opportunities.

Occupational Therapy Schools, Certification, and Licensing

The minimum educational requirement for entry into the field of occupational therapy is a master's degree. There are many colleges and universities which offer occupational therapy programs. In addition to straight master's degree programs, these include some which offer a combined bachelor�s and master�s degree and others which offer an entry-level doctoral degree. Typical programs include coursework in the physical, biological, and behavioral sciences and courses which focus on the application of occupational therapy theory and skills. Most of these programs also include six months of supervised fieldwork.

All states require occupational therapists to be licensed. Requirements for obtaining a license include graduation from an accredited educational program and six months of supervised fieldwork. Accreditation can come from the American Occupational Therapy Association or the World Federation of Occupational Therapy. Candidates are also required to take and pass a national certification examination administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Those who pass the exam are awarded the title "Occupational Therapist Registered (OTR)". Some states impose additional requirements for therapists who work in certain specialized work settings, including schools and early intervention programs. These requirements may include additional classwork and/or certification in education or early intervention. Many states require periodic renewal of licenses and conditions for renewal usually include the accrual of continuing education credits.

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Major Employers

The largest employers of occupational therapists are hospitals. Other major employers include offices of physicians or other health care professionals, nursing care facilities, school systems, rehabilitation centers, public and private educational services, home health care services, outpatient care centers, government agencies, and community care facilities for the elderly. A relatively small percentage of occupational therapists are self-employed. These therapists typically treat clients referred by other health professionals and/or provided contract or consulting services to health care agencies.

Schools for Occupational Therapists are listed in the column to the left.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:
Occupational Therapists

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Occupational Therapists jobs , as of 2016

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

     
Metro Area (Alabama) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Birmingham 410 $82,040
Hoover 410 $82,040
Mobile 110 $65,990
Huntsville 70 $79,200
Dothan 70 $91,620
Gadsden 60 $88,610
Montgomery 60 $91,230
Auburn 40 $77,140
Opelika 40 $77,140
Tuscaloosa 30 $78,220
Daphne -2222 $86,210
Fairhope -2222 $86,210
Foley -2222 $86,210
     
Metro Area (Alaska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anchorage 170 $80,010
Fairbanks 40 $74,070
     
Metro Area (Arizona) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Scottsdale 1070 $88,870
Mesa 1070 $88,870
Phoenix 1070 $88,870
Tucson 270 $79,340
Prescott 60 $93,010
Flagstaff 40 $72,590
     
Metro Area (Arkansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Conway 480 $74,870
North Little Rock 480 $74,870
Little Rock 480 $74,870
Jonesboro 60 $102,570
     
Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anaheim 4090 $90,460
Long Beach 4090 $90,460
Los Angeles 4090 $90,460
San Francisco 1190 $96,550
Hayward 1190 $96,550
Oakland 1190 $96,550
Carlsbad 1130 $93,600
San Diego 1130 $93,600
Ontario 720 $95,120
San Bernardino 720 $95,120
Riverside 720 $95,120
San Jose 530 $99,440
Santa Clara 530 $99,440
Sunnyvale 530 $99,440
Sacramento 490 $99,820
Arden 490 $99,820
Arcade 490 $99,820
Roseville 490 $99,820
Lodi 320 $69,500
Stockton 320 $69,500
Fresno 290 $95,340
Oxnard 220 $91,260
Thousand Oaks 220 $91,260
Ventura 220 $91,260
Santa Cruz 140 $94,850
Watsonville 140 $94,850
Santa Rosa 100 $95,980
Fairfield 100 $106,510
Vallejo 100 $106,510
Santa Barbara 90 $95,320
Santa Maria 90 $95,320
Bakersfield 70 $92,560
Napa 50 $90,280
Chico 50 $102,530
Salinas 50 $103,330
Porterville 40 $98,740
Visalia 40 $98,740
Modesto -2222 $44,670
     
Metro Area (Colorado) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Aurora 1420 $81,590
Denver 1420 $81,590
Lakewood 1420 $81,590
Colorado Springs 300 $93,650
Fort Collins 230 $81,230
Boulder 200 $76,200
Grand Junction 110 $87,510
Pueblo 100 $107,850
Greeley 80 $78,620
     
Metro Area (Connecticut) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
East Hartford 840 $86,750
West Hartford 840 $86,750
Hartford 840 $86,750
Stamford 450 $97,100
Norwalk 450 $97,100
Bridgeport 450 $97,100
New Haven 290 $86,640
Danbury 90 $82,290
Waterbury 70 $86,200
     
Metro Area (Florida) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Miami 1640 $87,400
West Palm Beach 1640 $87,400
Fort Lauderdale 1640 $87,400
Tampa 960 $79,770
Clearwater 960 $79,770
St. Petersburg 960 $79,770
Jacksonville 580 $88,950
Kissimmee 450 $81,160
Sanford 450 $81,160
Orlando 450 $81,160
North Port 330 $83,030
Bradenton 330 $83,030
Sarasota 330 $83,030
Gainesville 250 $71,160
Palm Bay 200 $87,120
Titusville 200 $87,120
Melbourne 200 $87,120
Port St. Lucie 200 $87,330
Brent 160 $76,820
Ferry Pass 160 $76,820
Pensacola 160 $76,820
Cape Coral 160 $93,030
Fort Myers 160 $93,030
Tallahassee 150 $89,580
Daytona Beach 130 $98,660
Ormond Beach 130 $98,660
Deltona 130 $98,660
Homosassa Springs 110 $82,040
Ocala 110 $85,850
Crestview 100 $81,270
Fort Walton Beach 100 $81,270
Destin 100 $81,270
Lakeland 100 $85,840
Winter Haven 100 $85,840
Immokalee 70 $92,790
Naples 70 $92,790
Marco Island 70 $92,790
Panama City 60 $72,980
Punta Gorda 50 $82,850
Sebastian 50 $86,410
Vero Beach 50 $86,410
Sebring 30 $78,420
     
Metro Area (Georgia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sandy Springs 1640 $85,110
Atlanta 1640 $85,110
Roswell 1640 $85,110
Savannah 80 $72,510
Macon 80 $85,060
Gainesville 50 $82,160
Rome 40 $90,860
Athens 40 $96,570
Clarke County 40 $96,570
     
Metro Area (Hawaii) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Urban Honolulu 230 $77,710
     
Metro Area (Idaho) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Boise City 190 $73,410
Idaho Falls 70 $73,970
     
Metro Area (Illinois) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rockford 150 $74,410
Peoria 140 $86,180
Urbana 70 $74,560
Champaign 70 $74,560
Carbondale 60 $64,780
Marion 60 $64,780
Springfield 60 $84,430
Kankakee 40 $68,330
Bloomington 30 $74,200
     
Metro Area (Indiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anderson 1090 $76,130
Carmel 1090 $76,130
Indianapolis 1090 $76,130
Fort Wayne 160 $87,280
Kokomo 70 $88,040
West Lafayette 60 $74,380
Lafayette 60 $74,380
Terre Haute 60 $76,780
Bloomington 50 $70,300
Goshen 30 $74,330
Elkhart 30 $74,330
     
Metro Area (Iowa) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Des Moines 220 $74,040
West Des Moines 220 $74,040
Cedar Rapids 90 $71,150
Cedar Falls 80 $72,340
Waterloo 80 $72,340
Iowa City 80 $73,280
Dubuque 30 $72,930
     
Metro Area (Kansas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Wichita 160 $85,120
Topeka 110 $82,860
Lawrence 30 $64,700
     
Metro Area (Kentucky) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lexington 210 $74,220
Fayette 210 $74,220
Bowling Green 70 $88,180
Fort Knox 50 $79,190
Elizabethtown 50 $79,190
Owensboro 40 $74,420
     
Metro Area (Louisiana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Baton Rouge 440 $85,880
New Orleans 390 $70,490
Metairie 390 $70,490
Shreveport 130 $84,730
Bossier City 130 $84,730
Lafayette 100 $71,980
Lake Charles 80 $74,920
Monroe 70 $92,010
Alexandria 60 $77,210
Thibodaux 50 $68,260
Houma 50 $68,260
Hammond 50 $71,790
     
Metro Area (Maine) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Portland 370 $61,860
Portland 370 $61,860
Auburn 80 $68,290
Lewiston 80 $68,290
Bangor 70 $70,340
     
Metro Area (Maryland) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Towson 1430 $83,530
Columbia 1430 $83,530
Baltimore 1430 $83,530
     
Metro Area (Massachusetts) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Barnstable Town 180 $81,460
Gardner 110 $79,640
Leominster 110 $79,640
New Bedford 80 $83,790
Pittsfield 70 $84,950
     
Metro Area (Michigan) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dearborn 2040 $77,220
Detroit 2040 $77,220
Warren 2040 $77,220
Grand Rapids 870 $70,220
Wyoming 870 $70,220
Ann Arbor 310 $74,290
East Lansing 230 $68,360
Lansing 230 $68,360
Portage 170 $69,280
Kalamazoo 170 $69,280
Flint 140 $77,940
Battle Creek 120 $71,860
Saginaw 110 $66,460
Bay City 80 $65,730
Midland 50 $69,670
Jackson 50 $77,520
Niles 50 $95,230
Benton Harbor 50 $95,230
Muskegon 40 $69,120
     
Metro Area (Minnesota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rochester 170 $76,370
St. Cloud 80 $76,200
Mankato 40 $65,670
North Mankato 40 $65,670
     
Metro Area (Mississippi) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Jackson 360 $80,290
Pascagoula 70 $78,650
Gulfport 70 $78,650
Biloxi 70 $78,650
     
Metro Area (Missouri) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Springfield 260 $85,430
Joplin 100 $63,740
Columbia 80 $72,160
     
Metro Area (Montana) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Billings 80 $69,120
Missoula 50 $66,760
Great Falls 40 $63,710
     
Metro Area (Nebraska) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Lincoln 140 $78,560
Grand Island 50 $61,900
     
Metro Area (Nevada) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Paradise 480 $97,080
Henderson 480 $97,080
Las Vegas 480 $97,080
Reno 140 $83,520
     
Metro Area (New Hampshire) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Manchester 200 $84,330
     
Metro Area (New Jersey) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Trenton 210 $91,670
Hammonton 80 $79,080
Atlantic City 80 $79,080
Bridgeton 70 $74,280
Vineland 70 $74,280
     
Metro Area (New Mexico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Albuquerque 410 $78,450
Las Cruces 80 $90,210
     
Metro Area (New York) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Rochester 620 $74,240
Cheektowaga 600 $68,930
Buffalo 600 $68,930
Niagara Falls 600 $68,930
Schenectady 440 $69,080
Troy 440 $69,080
Albany 440 $69,080
Syracuse 320 $68,040
Utica 190 $70,600
Rome 190 $70,600
Binghamton 100 $65,270
Kingston 80 $89,800
Elmira 60 $71,870
Fort Drum 50 $60,190
Watertown 50 $60,190
Glens Falls 40 $69,260
     
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Raleigh 400 $82,220
Chapel Hill 280 $79,940
Durham 280 $79,940
Asheville 240 $77,580
Salem 220 $76,090
Winston 220 $76,090
Greensboro 210 $80,930
High Point 210 $80,930
Wilmington 150 $78,580
New Bern 100 $91,060
Fayetteville 90 $74,180
Hickory 90 $85,020
Morganton 90 $85,020
Lenoir 90 $85,020
Rocky Mount 80 $-1,111
Greenville 60 $77,720
Burlington 50 $95,900
     
Metro Area (North Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bismarck 140 $59,530
     
Metro Area (Ohio) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cleveland 990 $85,950
Elyria 990 $85,950
Columbus 790 $79,120
Toledo 290 $71,020
Dayton 270 $94,300
Akron 260 $86,200
Massillon 170 $80,200
Canton 170 $80,200
Mansfield 30 $76,100
Lima 30 $79,270
     
Metro Area (Oklahoma) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Oklahoma City 370 $87,390
Tulsa 340 $68,470
     
Metro Area (Oregon) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salem 120 $76,090
Eugene 100 $83,360
Medford 50 $86,950
Redmond 50 $88,990
Bend 50 $88,990
     
Metro Area (Pennsylvania) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Pittsburgh 1460 $67,530
Wilkes 360 $82,080
Scranton 360 $82,080
Barre 360 $82,080
Hazleton 360 $82,080
Carlisle 330 $80,880
Harrisburg 330 $80,880
Hanover 240 $83,340
York 240 $83,340
Lancaster 240 $83,780
Erie 170 $80,700
Reading 170 $82,680
Altoona 90 $73,810
Bloomsburg 70 $72,880
Berwick 70 $72,880
Chambersburg 60 $86,680
Waynesboro 60 $86,680
Johnstown 40 $71,770
Williamsport 40 $77,970
Lebanon -2222 $86,070
     
Metro Area (Puerto Rico) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Caguas 150 $39,080
Carolina 150 $39,080
San Juan 150 $39,080
     
Metro Area (South Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Mauldin 350 $72,900
Greenville 350 $72,900
Anderson 350 $72,900
Columbia 250 $74,950
Charleston 160 $81,930
North Charleston 160 $81,930
Florence 100 $94,920
Spartanburg 80 $84,850
Beaufort 40 $75,610
Bluffton 40 $75,610
Hilton Head Island 40 $75,610
     
Metro Area (South Dakota) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Sioux Falls 200 $61,570
Rapid City 60 $65,940
     
Metro Area (Tennessee) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Murfreesboro 620 $82,510
Franklin 620 $82,510
Davidson 620 $82,510
Nashville 620 $82,510
Knoxville 180 $78,490
Johnson City 70 $85,900
Jackson 50 $78,850
Cleveland -2222 $50,060
     
Metro Area (Texas) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Dallas 3570 $98,010
Fort Worth 3570 $98,010
Arlington 3570 $98,010
Houston 1810 $89,390
Sugar Land 1810 $89,390
The Woodlands 1810 $89,390
San Antonio 930 $90,570
New Braunfels 930 $90,570
Round Rock 480 $72,660
Austin 480 $72,660
El Paso 280 $93,890
Corpus Christi 160 $84,910
Brownsville 150 $97,200
Harlingen 150 $97,200
McAllen 150 $105,080
Edinburg 150 $105,080
Mission 150 $105,080
Lubbock 130 $89,610
Tyler 130 $93,190
Killeen 100 $84,880
Temple 100 $84,880
Laredo 90 $88,320
Amarillo 80 $86,610
Abilene 70 $87,660
Waco 70 $96,160
Wichita Falls 60 $101,980
Port Arthur 60 $103,310
Beaumont 60 $103,310
Longview 50 $88,490
Denison 40 $83,830
Sherman 40 $83,830
Midland 30 $88,440
College Station 30 $99,950
Bryan 30 $99,950
     
Metro Area (Utah) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City 420 $80,110
Clearfield 240 $76,230
Ogden 240 $76,230
Orem 70 $86,190
Provo 70 $86,190
St. George 50 $92,350
     
Metro Area (Vermont) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
South Burlington 80 $77,700
Burlington 80 $77,700
     
Metro Area (Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Richmond 440 $78,880
Roanoke 160 $85,260
Charlottesville 110 $89,020
Lynchburg 90 $86,470
Staunton 80 $85,730
Waynesboro 80 $85,730
Harrisonburg 40 $92,640
Blacksburg 30 $92,510
Christiansburg 30 $92,510
Radford 30 $92,510
     
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Tacoma 1820 $79,990
Seattle 1820 $79,990
Bellevue 1820 $79,990
Spokane 260 $73,400
Spokane Valley 260 $73,400
Tumwater 60 $87,760
Olympia 60 $87,760
Silverdale 50 $76,980
Bremerton 50 $76,980
Kennewick 50 $85,120
Richland 50 $85,120
Bellingham 50 $90,770
Yakima 40 $77,740
Longview 30 $86,650
     
Metro Area (West Virginia) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Charleston 170 $85,300
Morgantown 120 $75,580
Beckley 50 $73,070
Vienna 30 $88,040
Parkersburg 30 $88,040
     
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 1160 $66,750
Waukesha 1160 $66,750
Milwaukee 1160 $66,750
Madison 400 $74,030
Green Bay 220 $46,750
Appleton 130 $60,550
Eau Claire 100 $72,060
Neenah 90 $68,130
Oshkosh 90 $68,130
Racine 60 $69,430
Beloit 60 $77,990
Janesville 60 $77,990
Wausau 50 $72,980
Sheboygan 40 $69,230
Fond du Lac 40 $73,340
     
Metro Area (Wyoming) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Cheyenne 60 $84,500
Casper 50 $66,890

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Occupational Therapists

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Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Medical Office 29,860 31% $69,870
Hospital 28,540 30% $67,790
Education 13,090 13% $60,150
Nursing And Residential Care 10,670 11% $71,350
Social Service 5,630 5% $54,610
Government 4,270 4% $58,830
Office Services And Staffing 1,480 1% $76,890
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About Brightwood College

Brightwood College offers accelerated programs that combine flexible schedules and professional instruction to create a rewarding learning experience for individuals focused on gaining the skills for specific careers. Brightwood College is owned and operated by Education Corporation of America.

About Education Corporation of America

Education Corporation of America's institutions broaden access to postsecondary educational opportunities.

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Salida
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Programs
  • Online Master of Arts in Counseling - Clinical Mental Health Counseling (CMHC)
  • Online Master of Arts in Counseling - Professional School Counseling (PSC)
  • Ranked #4 among the 2015 Best Regional Universities in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Designated as 2015 Military Friendly School by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Student to faculty ratio of 12:1, with an average class size of 21.
  • 85% of faculty holds a doctorate or terminal degree in their field.
  • Regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) of the North Central Association (NCA).
Programs
  • Counseling Psychology (EdD)
  • Designated as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publishers of G.I. Jobs®.
  • Each program is designed to instill the knowledge, ethical values, and interpersonal skills of professional practice and to foster values of social responsibility.
  • Offers several flexible learning options, including a blended format that combines campus and online learning.
  • Several scholarship opportunities are available for students who qualify.
  • Features a competency-based MBA program that allows students to test out of subjects based on prior professional experience.
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Ontario
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We have some additional detailed pages at the state level for Occupational Therapists.

Numbers in parentheses are counts of relevant campus-based schools in the state; online schools may also be available.

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