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Looking for a career that impacts the lives of other people in profound ways? Occupational therapists (OTs) support individuals across a wide range of ages and settings, focusing on the meaningful activities that allow them to participate in their daily roles, tasks and routines.

Plus, according to a 2020 labor report from Burning Glass Technologies, the projected job growth for OTs is more than 23% for 2016–2026!

Learn more about this rewarding, growing career with our FREE, online course. This virtual 10-hour course is self-paced and gives you the insight and information to learn about a career in occupational therapy. You’ll also learn how to apply to UW–Madison’s Doctor of Occupational Therapy: Entry Level program, a three-year program designed specifically for entry-level graduate students who want to become occupational therapists equipped with strong leadership skills — beyond the master’s degree level.

Once you’ve completed the course, you will receive 10 hours of OT Observational Experience, which will be applied to your application to the UW–Madison Doctor of Occupational Therapy program!

Start your journey to become a highly skilled occupational therapist and innovative leader in the field. Register for our free course today!

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 Occupational therapy practitioners have a holistic perspective, in which the focus is on adapting the environment and/or task to fit the person, and the person is an integral part of the therapy team. It is an evidence-based practice deeply rooted in science. 

American Occupational Therapy Association, 2022