Educational Background

Training requirement is a minimum of a Master’s Degree that includes coursework such as:

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Neurology
  • Pathophsiology
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Child Development
  • Kinesiology
  • Task analysis
  • Mental Health
  • Environmental Modifications
  • Patient Care
  • Research
  • And many others…

Occupational Therapists work with individuals across the lifespan and can work in a variety of settings that include hospitals, schools, clinics, skilled nursing facilities, in the home and online.

Beyond Graduate School

  • Yearly ongoing continuing education is required for state licensing