Occupational Therapy Career Information

It's the perfect time to consider this profession, as occupational therapists are in demand with excellent starting salaries and countless opportunities to build an exciting career. Below are links to recent articles listing occupational therapy as a top career choice.

25 Best Jobs in America Right Now (January 2017)
Source: Business Insider
Occupational Therapy is #12

Occupational Therapist is the 5th fastest growing job
Source: CNN Money

Best Healthcare Jobs of 2016
Source: US News & World Report
Occupational Therapy is #17

The 25 Best Jobs of 2015
Source: US News & World Report
Occupational Therapy is #11

Best Jobs of 2015
Source: Careercast.com
Occupational Therapy is #9

Occupational Therapy Ensures Job Security for 2013
Source: Advancedmedicine.net
Article on Advancemedicine website

10 Most Needed Jobs in the Future
Source: eHow
Occupational Therapy is #3

How to Find the Best OT Job
Source: AOTA


Ranked as the Number One OT Program in the Nation

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Current, future, and accepted applicants are encouraged to visit. We also welcome people who are exploring career options and considering occupational therapy. Dr. Kathy Kniepmann, one of our faculty members, opens our visit sessions with an informal presentation and discussion, followed by a tour that’s led by one of our current occupational therapy students.

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Call Dr. Kniepmann at (314) 286-1610
or Robin Hattori at (314) 286-1653