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Pre-Occupational Therapy

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

Overview

Overview of Profession Occupational therapists treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities. They help these patients develop, recover, and improve the skills needed for daily living and working.
  • Median annual wage for occupational therapists $83,200 (May 2017)
  • Career outlook (percent growth projection between 2016-2026) 24%

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Location

On Campus

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Education & Training/Residency

  • Degree: Doctoral or professional degree
  • Education: 4 year undergraduate degree (with courses in physiology and biology), 2-3 years of advanced degree. Master’s programs usually take 2 to 3 years to complete; doctoral programs take about 3 years.

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Alumni Graduate School Placement

  • University of Minnesota
  • Creighton University