Carroll University offers an emphasis in Pre-Occupational Therapy for students who plan to pursue their graduate education in Occupational Therapy. Occupational therapy is a healthcare profession that focuses on helping people of all ages regain, develop, or master everyday skills in order to live independent, productive and satisfying lives.
Students interested in a career in occupational therapy must complete an undergraduate degree with required prerequisites, graduate from an entry-level occupational therapy education program (Masterís or Doctoral level) accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) and sit for the National Occupational Therapy Certification Examination.
Students are prepared for graduate occupational therapy education through the completion of an undergraduate degree and the specific required prerequisite courses of the occupational therapy educational program. Suggested undergraduate majors may include Psychology, Biology, Public Health or Exercise Science.
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