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Occupational therapy is a program that prepares individuals to assist patients limited by physical, cognitive, psychosocial, mental, developmental, and learning disabilities, as well as adverse environmental conditions, to maximize their independence and maintain optimum health through a planned mix of acquired skills, performance motivation, environmental adaptations, assistive technologies, and physical agents. includes instruction in the basic medical sciences, psychology, sociology, patient assessment and evaluation, standardized and non-standardized tests and measurements, assistive and rehabilitative technologies, ergonomics, environmental health, special education, vocational counseling, health education and promotion, and professional standards and ethics.
Have completions for treatment therapy professions changed over time? Increasing completions may mean you'll likely have an easier time finding a school that offers this degree, with the opposite being true as well.
How are students who recently completed a degree in occupational therapy doing?
Below is the distribution of starting salaries along with accumulated federal and private education loans across schools that offer a degree in the field rehabilitation and therapeutic professions, which includes
Education level of workers with a bachelor's in treatment therapy professions
Is a bachelor's degree going to be sufficient to make you competative in the job market? We can look at the education level of workers with a bachelors in this degree to see if there is a likely need for a graduate degree. You'll also want to check out the careers section on this page to where they are employed.
This chart shows the level of education of workers with a bachelor's degree in treatment therapy professions. The worker's graduate degree may have been completed in a different field.
Context: Graduate degrees in any field by undergraduate ACS degree
About 46% of treatment therapy professions majors chose to also earn a graduate degree (possibly of a different major). The percentage of treatment therapy professions majors who also earned a graduate degree is higher than about 75% of other fields.
Top careers for those with a degree in treatment therapy professions
Following are the most frequent jobs held by people who earned a bachelor's degree in Treatment Therapy Professions (which combines 21 programs), though may not be limited to just those with a bachelor’s.
The top ten careers for workers with a bachelor's in treatment therapy professions
Take a minute to interact with this sankey diagram. Follow the top ten jobs held by treatment therapy professions graduates through to their most hired majors. Learn where it may easiest to find work. Expand the careers to explore other majors that might lead to the job that excites you the most. *For many majors, the top ten jobs don't even include half of graduates!*
What careers hire treatment therapy professions majors as one of their top 10?
To the left of this diagram, see all careers that hire treatment therapy professions majors as one of their top 10 majors, and on the right, see what proportion of openings for the jobs on the left are filled by treatment therapy professions majors.
Explore schools that offer occupational therapy degrees and certificates
You can use this table to find schools that offer this program based on location and program level offered. Each entry goes to a school page similar to this one with all our information about that school.
Understanding the columns
The school list includes a few facts about each school that give you an
idea of the educational quality each school might offer:
Student-Faculty Ratio: A small number of students per full-time instructor
suggests individual attention for each student and an up-to-date curriculum.
Satisfaction Rate: A high percentage of returning first-year students
should correlate with satisfaction (schools call this their retention rate).
Repayment Rate: A high repayment rate means most alumni earn enough
to make progress repaying loans within 7 years of leaving.
We also show the total enrollment for the school as measured by
full-time-equivalent (FTE) students enrolled annually.
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187 schools offer this award at any level in the selected area.
treatment therapy professions is part of a larger collection of programs: Healthcare Practitioners and Therapists. Is there a different program that's close to treatment therapy professions that might be a better match for your interests? You can use this table to see a little about the programs that fall under this umbrella. If you click on any of the table headers, that will sort the table by that column, or click on a row and see Ididio's profile for that program.