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Occupational Therapy Schools in Atlanta with Degree Program Info

The Atlanta area has just one school that offers an occupational therapy program. Learn about this degree program, admission info and program requirements to make an informed education decision.

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Occupational Therapy Schools Near Atlanta

Brenau University's School of Occupational Therapy is the only one of its kind in the Atlanta area. It offers an entry-level master's degree program on its main campus, which is located about 50 miles northeast of Atlanta in Gainesville. This program is also available at a slightly closer satellite location in Norcross. After completing this master's degree program, students can qualify to take the certification exam given by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy. Passing scores on this exam are often a prerequisite for state licensure.

Brenau University
Occupational Therapy Degrees Offered Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
Related Programs Offered Bachelor of Science in Health Science
Bachelor of Science in Biology
School Type University; private, not-for-profit
Total Enrollment (2011) 2,789*
Campus Setting Small city
Tuition & Fees (2012-2013) $768 per credit hour**
Noteworthy More than 300 approved sites for guided fieldwork**
Distance from Downtown 47 mi (1 hr.) to Gainesville campus
20 mi. (30 min.) to Norcross campus

Source: *NCES College Navigator, **Brenau University.


Degrees at Brenau University

Brenau University's master's degree program in occupational therapy is approved by the American Occupational Therapy Association's Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education. In the 2010-2011 academic year, 24 students graduated from this program.

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy students at Brenau University can earn their degrees through a traditional, 7-semester day program on the main campus in Gainesville. The North Atlanta campus in Norcross also offers a day program consisting of both on-site and online coursework. A hybrid, 9-semester weekend program is available at this location as well.

Program admission requirements include a bachelor's degree in any subject and undergraduate coursework in biology, psychology, physiology, statistics, medical terminology and one of the lab sciences. Once admitted, students complete courses in such areas as kinesiology, neuroscience and clinical reasoning. They also gain significant experience through fieldwork in a variety of settings. A thesis rounds out program requirements.

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