Occupational Therapy

Degree Type
Track/Emphasis
Area of Interest
STEM
Health and Human Services
Degree Level
Undergraduate
College
College of Engineering, Letters, and Sciences

Occupational therapists (OTs) help patients improve their ability to perform tasks in living and working environments. They work with individuals who suffer from a mentally, physically, developmentally, or emotionally disabling conditions and usually have a strong educational background in the social and behavioral health sciences. This provides the skills and knowledge for them to help patients physically, emotionally, and psychologically deal with injury and recovery.

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Viterbo University offers pre-health advising programs with majors in biology, biochemistry, and neuroscience. These three majors have been determined to best satisfy the pre-health professional admission requirements of most professional schools in a four-year major curriculum. See the Pre-Professional Handbook for more specific information about each pre-professional program.