Degrees type: Bachelor
Mount Aloysius College offers flexible and affordable options to start your Occupational Therapy degree on campus and pursue a higher degree at a number of related institutions with departmental support and guidance.
Mount Aloysius College offers an affordable and practical first step toward your career as an Occupational Therapy. Students will successfully complete the Pre-Occupational Therapy phase at Mount Aloysius College where the end result is a Bachelor Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies/Pre-Occupational Therapy. During the student’s senior year the department chair will prepare the student to make application at the colleges and universities where the student desires to enroll in the professional phase of the program to complete two additional years of study for the Masters Degree in Occupational Therapy. The department chair will advise students well by the conclusion of the freshmen year if a student is Occupational Therapy bound. The department chair will work with highly successful students to transition at the end of the junior year on a case-by-case basis.
Colleges and universities where Mount Aloysius College students enroll for the professional phase include: Chatham University, Duquesne University, Misericordia University, Saint Francis University, Thomas Jefferson University, and the University of Pittsburgh, among others
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The average median wage for an Occupational Therapist in the state of Pennsylvania is $75,930.*
Upon completion of the program, each student will be able to:
- communicate information clearly and effectively both orally and in writing with integration of the two chosen minors;
- demonstrate an understanding of quantitative or qualitative scientific reasoning within the two chosen minors;
- demonstrate a base of content knowledge appropriate to the two areas of emphasis;
- show how moral and ethical perspectives influence research, theory, and/or applications in the two chosen minors; and
- meet the stated goals of the chosen minors.
For specific requirements, please consult the department chairperson.
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