Occupational Therapy Program at University of Kansas
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Occupational Therapy Program
The occupational therapy program at University of Kansas prepares students for careers in a hospital, school, industry, community or private agencies, and outpatient clinics. The program focuses on assisting patients limited by physical, cognitive, psychosocial, mental, developmental, and learning disabilities, as well as adverse environmental conditions, to maximize their independence and maintain optimum health. Program courses include: basic medical sciences, psychology, sociology, assistive and rehabilitative technologies, ergonomics, environmental health, special education, vocational counseling, and professional standards and ethics.The Occupational Therapy program at University of Kansas is accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education for more than 69 years.
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Students Enrolled in the Occupational Therapy Program
Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. University of Kansas has offered the following program levels for students:
- Bachelor's Degree
- Master's Degree
- Doctorate Degree
Students by Academic Level (2010-2011)
Students by Gender (2010-2011)
Students by Race (2010-2011)
Career Options for GraduatesUpon completion of the Occupational Therapy program at University of Kansas, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary
Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.
Assess, plan, organize, and participate in rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays.
- Career Outlook & Projects ():
According to the BLS, occupational therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 33.5% from 2010 to 2020
- Salary & Wages
- Lawrence, KS
- Total Employment: 50
- Average Hourly Rate: $36.40
- Average Annual Salary: $75,710
- Lawrence, KS
Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).