Resources for Beginning Your OT Career

By choosing a career in occupational therapy, you will make a difference! You will be able to improve the lives of people, from newborns to the very old. Students today can look forward to dynamic careers working in multiple settings with people of all ages. And the employment outlook for occupational therapists is bright!

So You’re Thinking About Becoming an OT or OTA?

  • Consider Becoming an Occupational Therapist. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has projected that the job outlook for occupational therapists will improve substantially in the next several years and will continue to do so for the foreseeable future. Read more.
  • Consider Becoming an Occupational Therapy Assistant. The employment outlook for occupational therapy assistants is bright—the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that “employment of occupational therapy assistants….is expected to grow much faster than the average for all occupations through 2022,” with employment expected to increase by 41% or more. Read more.
  • “Why I Chose Occupational Therapy.” Students share what attracted them to the OT profession including finding “a perfect fit” in health care, bridging education and medicine, a career where you can make a difference, and more.

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