GraduatePrograms.com, surveying current and recent graduate students from Sept. 1, 2012, to April 15, 2014, ranks the UAB occupational therapy program No. 12 in the U.S. Rankings are based on average scores for each program based on 15 ranking categories.
The UAB OT department includes the only Low Vision Rehabilitation graduate certificate offered solely for occupational therapists. The UAB Low Vision program has more alumni with the specialty certification in low-vision rehabilitation than all other universities in the world combined.
The department is part of the UAB School of Health Professions, which has five programs ranked among the Top 30 in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report and National Research Council rankings.
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