A masterís degree or higher in occupational therapy is the minimum requirement
for entry into the field. In 2007, 124 masterís degree programs offered entry-level
education, 66 programs offered a combined bachelorís and masterís degree, and
5 offered an entry-level doctoral degree. Most schools have full-time programs,
although a growing number are offering weekend or part-time programs as well.
Coursework in occupational therapy programs include the physical, biological,
and behavioral sciences as well as the application of occupational therapy theory
and skills. Programs also require the completion of 6 months of supervised fieldwork.
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