Master of Occupational Therapy – Careers

What Can I Do With An Occupational Therapy Degree?

Occupational Therapists help individuals engage in everyday activities (occupations) important to them. Working with persons across the lifespan, occupational therapists utilize therapeutic activities to help clients achieve the functional goals they help identify.

Occupational Therapy is practiced in a variety of settings, including early intervention in-home, inpatient hospital service, long-term care facilities, schools and community settings.

Consistently rated as a top career based on job availability, salary and satisfaction, the median salary for Occupational Therapists in the United States is $77,000; the average annual starting salary for a new graduate is $61,000.  The job outlook through 2022 is expected to rise 29 percent, much faster than the average of all occupations.

Office of Career and Professional Development

We are here to help graduate students navigate their way through the process of seeking meaningful and valuable career experiences, including internships, service opportunities, and part-time and full-time positions. Our team helps you develop a resume and cover letters, conduct mock interviews and contemplate your future career choices. We also offer ongoing professional development workshops and events.

The Office of Career and Professional Development team works closely with faculty to identify specific strategies for employment in yourtargeted industry. Expect a personalized experience as we support you in finding your niche in your chosen field.

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