Treating the patient and the person

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.

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.

Rigorous Curriculum That Prepares You for Certification

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Mount Mary’s accredited occupational therapy program is a 28 month (after O.T. admission) combined Bachelor of Science/Master of Science in Occupational Therapydegree 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.

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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 departmentfor 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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When occupational therapists listen and understand these unspoken concerns, they can transform concern into powerful motivators.

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