Allied Health
Occupational Therapist

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Salary: $47,179 - $74,583
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Hourly: $25.5 - $43.84
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Outlook: 4 Stars
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Length of Training: 6 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
As of 2008 the minimum level of training is a Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy.
All OT training programs require at least six months of supervised fieldwork in an approved setting.

Licensure/Certification
OTs are required to pass a national certification exam. OTs must also complete 30 hours of approved continuing education every two years to maintain their license in Texas.

Educational Programs

University or College City Degree*
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Amarillo Amarillo M
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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Lubbock Lubbock M
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Texas Woman's University Denton M,D
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The University of Texas at El Paso El Paso M
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio M
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The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Galveston M
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The University of Texas Pan American Edinburg M
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate