Western Michigan University's occupational therapy program will prepare you to sit for the exam to become a practicing occupational therapy assistant. You'll also be prepared for graduate studies if you choose to pursue your master's or doctoratal degree in occupational therapy.
Beyond the classroom
As an OT student at WMU, you will be exposed to unique learning opportunities and mentorships to develop collaborative partnerships with doctoral students. You will have clinical experiences with doctoral students, working and learning alongside them. It's valuable experience that will show when you enter the workforce.
You’ll also complete baccalaureate project before graduation. During that project, you will gain in-depth experience in administration, advocacy, clinical practice skills, education or leadership.
After you graduate
OTs work anywhere people are struggling with the activities of daily living. The most common work environments for occupational therapy assistants include hospitals, schools, nursing care facilities and even in clients' homes.
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