Occupational Therapy Careers, Cincinnati Online

A female Cincinnati occupational therapy student practices assisting a patient with a walking exercise.

Graduates from the Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Behavior & Occupation Studies online program will complete their degree feeling prepared to continue their studies in graduate occupational therapy programs.

Students who later complete a graduate program will become well-equipped to serve a diverse range of clientele in a wide array of work settings. Occupational therapists generally work in hospitals, dedicated offices, nursing homes, schools or home health services.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), occupational therapy careers are expected to grow by 27 percent from 2014 to 2024. Occupational therapy will remain an important form of treatment in patients with disabilities and illnesses, including cerebral palsy, autism or Alzheimer’s disease.

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Figure 1. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Retrieved from https://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes291122.htm.

(1). Annual wages calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage listed, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.