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Ranked in the top 25 of the Best Occupational Schools by U.S. News and World Report, the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) provides graduate-level degree and certificate programs for both entry-level students and professional, licensed occupational therapists. Degrees offered include the:

Our department focuses on providing opportunities for education, training, and research to allow students to explore the different avenues for their careers. Our faculty works closely with each student throughout their entire time at UAB, and for the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy applicants, this relationship starts during the interview process. Students also have access to training in specialized areas in the Post-Professional Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) and can take both this degree, the Multitiered Approach to Trauma Graduate Certificate, and the Low Vision Rehabilitation Graduate Certificate program online (the LVR program has an on-campus requirement).

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The Department of Occupational Therapy website offers a glimpse of how each of our programs can help you further your knowledge and career. If you have any questions, please contact us at 205-934-3568 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..