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Occupational Therapist

Occupational Therapist - Link to Department

The Master of Occupational Therapy Program is ACOTE accredited from 2014-2024.

Master in Occupational Therapy

Occupational TherapistThe role of an occupational therapist is to help people enhance wellness at any stage in life. The occupational therapist helps to engage patients in everyday activities that are important to them. With the assistance of a qualified therapist, patients learn how to prevent, overcome, or manage, physical or psychological impairments, disabilities, handicaps or other health related conditions. Using a variety of productive or creative activities, occupational therapists show patients how to live life to its fullest potential.
Why Wayne State University?
Located in a large metropolitan area WSU provides unlimited opportunity for cultural growth and development. The Occupational Therapy program has a reputation of training compassionate and innovative healthcare professionals.
Career Information
The following is a list of associations that will provide you with further information on a career in Occupational Therapy:
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
    301-652-2682 or www.aota.org
  • National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT)
    301-990-7979 or www.nbcot.org