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Occupational Therapy Master Degree and Programs

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Employment for occupational therapists is expected to grow into the future, creating excellent job opportunities for anyone entering this field. Most of these jobs are found in hospitals, the offices of health practitioners, and at nursing care facilities.

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
  • Biology
  • Occupational therapy theory and skills
  • Physical sciences
After completing your master's degree program, you need to also pass the national certification exam. Maintaining your license may require continuing education courses, either online or at a local school.

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.

Occupational Therapy Master Degree and Programs

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            Keiser University Campus , Fort Lauderdale

            Since 1977, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career-focused education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals.  Our student-centered approach remains at the foundation of the Keiser University mission and continues to attract students who prefer a more personal learning experience. 

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            IWU's online degree programs are completely online, eliminating the commute and classroom lectures from your day. Because you decide when to study, in most cases you are free to complete the 12 to 15 hours course commitment per week at your own pace and in the learning style that is best for you.

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            Indiana Wesleyan University is located in Marion, Indiana. As an online student attending Indiana Wesleyan University Online, you may or may not have to visit Indiana Wesleyan University’s campus.  

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            South University , Glen Allen
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            Founded in 1946 by Mr. R.G. LeTourneau, LeTourneau University is private, nondenominational Christian university offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the College of Engineering, Business and Technology; the College of Aviation & Aeronautical Science; the College of College of Education, Arts and Sciences; and the College of Health Sciences & Professional Studies. In addition to its residential campus in Longview, the university offers undergraduate and graduate programs online, allowing you to earn your degree without having to relocate. LeTourneau strives to engage learners, develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, integrate faith and work, and to serve the local and global community. LeTourneau University has also recently been ranked one of the top 100 Online Colleges for 2017 by TheBestSchools.org.
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            • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. university.
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