OT Programs in WI


Schools typically require coursework in biological and behavioral sciences. Each school has different prerequisites. Information can be found by searching the school's website. Most programs also require volunteer or paid work experience with persons with disabilities prior to entering.


Educational Programs

To prepare for a career in OT, one must:

  • Complete an education program accredited by AOTA's Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
  • Complete fieldwork
  • Pass the national exam given by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)

Occupational Therapy Schools in Wisconsin

The following is a list of post-secondary technical colleges and universities in the state of Wisconsin.

Please visit the following links on the American Occupational Therapy Association's website for a current list of accredited occupational therapy doctoral and master's programs, as well as OTA programs. 

Online Occupational Therapy Schools

Accredited Schools Online is a comprehensive accreditation resource that provides prospective students and families with the tools needed to make well-informed decisions about their education. To learn about Accredited Schools Online's occupational therapist program and schooling options view their new guidebook here. the guidebook is an in-depth guide that offers information about schooling required, career options, and facts about entering into the career field.