The nationally ranked UAB Department of Occupational Therapy offers innovative graduate programs for students interested in becoming occupational therapists or those seeking to advance existing occupational therapy careers.

New Program!

We have been approved to launch a new UAB Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree program. This degree  - offered totally online - aims to prepare experienced occupational therapists for important leadership roles in health care, academia and advocacy for professional and community organizations. This is the only program of its kind in Alabama.

We begin accepting applications for the new OTD program in January 2018. Our first OTD cohort begins in Fall 2018.

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The UAB Occupational Therapy program is 25th in the nation as ranked by U.S. News and World Report in the most recent "Best Graduate Schools" edition.