Why Get a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy?To obtain a license to work in occupational therapy, you need at least a master's degree. Some online and traditional education programs offer a combined bachelor's and master's degree, while the rest offer a master's degree on its own. Your courses may include:
- Behavioral sciences
- Occupational therapy theory and skills
- Physical sciences
What you earn your master's degree in can also affect your career prospects. Those who specialize in gerontology should have some of the best job opportunities. You can also concentrate on mental health, pediatrics, or physical rehabilitation.