Occupational Therapy
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Occupational Therapy Undergraduate Major

Mount Mary University occupational therapy graduates are well-known in the professional community for being exceptional, hands-on practitioners who are holistic in their approach to working with patients.

Helping People in a High-Demand Career Field

Occupational therapists are in high demand nationally, and Mount Mary occupational therapists are in even higher demand: Many healthcare companies have stated a preference for hiring Mount Mary graduates due to their reputation for being exceptional, creative practitioners. Discover more about occupational therapy careers.

Rigorous Curriculum That Prepares You for Certification

Mount Mary’s accredited occupational therapy program is a 28 month (after O.T. admission) combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Occupational Therapy degree program. The curriculum prepares you to become a certified occupational therapist. All O.T. classes are block scheduled for just two weekdays per week, so students can continue to work and take care of family needs during schooling.

Accredited Program Leading to Certification

The Mount Mary’s entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). The program has been fully accredited since its inception in 1941. Get full details on accreditation and certification.


Kaochi Her

Occupational Therapy ’14

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

“The friendly atmosphere at Mount Mary is so inviting and comforting. I like the personal attention that everyone, including the professors, give me. For my academic program, I’ve volunteered in two nursing homes and at a nonprofit organization. My experiences there have made me well-rounded and aware of what’s going on in my community.”

Occupational Therapy Activities Outside of Class

Create a rewarding college experience by participating in service learning activities and student clubs and organizations and honor societies, such as the Student Occupational Therapy Association and Pi Theta Epsilon.

Scholarships for Occupational Therapy Majors

In addition to academic scholarships, Mount Mary offers several scholarships each year for students admitted to the occupational therapy program. Contact the occupational therapy department for more information. Learn about other scholarships at Mount Mary.

Program Outcomes

For more information about program outcomes for Occupational Therapy, please visit the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) website: https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx

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