Prospective Students

Interested in a degree in Occupational Therapy?


You have come to the right place!

The department of Occupational Therapy at Radford University (RU) and Radford University Carilion (RUC) is dedicated to educating future Occupational Therapy practitioners who practice responsibly, ethically, creatively, and boldly. We offer several degree programs across two campuses and are certain that one of them is right for you!

We offer two entry-level degree programs for those entering the profession:

  1. Associate in Applied Science, Occupational Therapy Assistant (2-year degree program)
  2. Master of Occupational Therapy (2 1/2 year degree program)

We also offer a post-professional degree program for currently practicing Occupational Therapists interested in pursuing further education:

  1. Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate

You can find out more about each degree program under the "Degree Programs" tab. 

The Occupational Therapy employment outlook for any degree level is great:

2018 Median Pay 2016-2026 Job Outlook
$84,000 (OT) 24% (OT)
$56,620 (OTA) 28% (OTA)