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Occupational Therapy Schools in Connecticut

There are five schools in the state of Connecticut offering occupational therapy programs. 99 students graduated with degrees from Connecticut occupational therapy schools in 2010. 63 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 36 students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 89 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in Connecticut per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from occupational therapy programs. Out of those, 36 students graduated with an associate's level occupational therapy degree and 63 with a degree at the master's level.

Five occupational therapy schools are located in this state. And of these, while two schools are public, three schools are private. Tuition at a private occupational therapy school varies from $18,950 to $34,250.

Average tuition for occupational therapy programs is $31,054. While the lowest tuition in this state is at Lincoln College of New England-Southington, the highest tuition for occupational therapy programs, which is $34,250 per year, is at Quinnipiac University.

Occupational therapy schools in Connecticut offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

On average, 89 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in Connecticut per year. This accounts for 1% of students who schools in the United States graduate from occupational therapy programs. Out of those, 36 students graduated with an associate's level occupational therapy degree and 63 with a degree at the master's level.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Connecticut 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 0
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 0
  • Associate 2006: 25
  • Associate 2007: 29
  • Associate 2008: 32
  • Associate 2009: 35
  • Associate 2010: 36
  • Master 2006: 38
  • Master 2007: 29
  • Master 2008: 47
  • Master 2009: 54
  • Master 2010: 63

Occupational Therapy Program Availability in Connecticut

Schools in this state offer a total of six programs in occupational therapy. Of these programs, about 50% are programs at the associate's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level.

Occupational Therapy Program Availability in Connecticut

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 3
  • Master: 2

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 54370
  • 25th Percentile: 64580
  • Median: 77770
  • 75th Percentile: 91660
  • 90th Percentile: 111470

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 64830
  • Median Salary 2007: 67140
  • Median Salary 2008: 71420
  • Median Salary 2009: 72100
  • Median Salary 2010: 77770
  • Total Employed 2006: 1810
  • Total Employed 2007: 1650
  • Total Employed 2008: 1710
  • Total Employed 2009: 1660
  • Total Employed 2010: 1710

Connecticut vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

Connecticut vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Connecticut: 1.705% (1710)

Occupational Therapy Schools in Connecticut

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1. Manchester Community College

Great Path
Manchester, CT 6040
(860) 512-3000

Manchester Community College is located in the suburbs of Manchester, Connecticut and it offers one occupational therapy program. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. This medium-sized college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

2. Housatonic Community College

900 Lafayette Blvd
Bridgeport, CT 06604-4704
(203) 332-5000

Housatonic Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Bridgeport, CT and it offers one occupational therapy program. It is one of 13 community colleges in Connecticut. In terms of programs, it is the second largest institution in the state of Connecticut offering occupational therapy.

3. Lincoln College of New England - Southington

2279 Mount Vernon Road
Southington, CT 06489-1057
(860) 628-4751

Lincoln College of New England-Southington, which is very close to Southington, Connecticut, is located in a rural setting and it offers one program in occupational therapy. In terms of programs, this school is the third biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering occupational therapy.

4. Goodwin College

One Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 6118
(860) 528-4111

Goodwin College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1999. This school, which is 2.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in East Hartford, CT. Goodwin offers subjects including homeland security, entrepreneurship, and public health. Students are offered 15 certificates, 15 associates level degrees, and three degrees at the bachelors level by it. In 2010, 2,791 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at Goodwin. The New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education accredits Goodwin.

5. Sacred Heart University

5151 Park Ave
Fairfield, CT 06825-1000
(203) 371-7999

Sacred Heart University offers one occupational therapy program and SHU is located in the suburbs of Fairfield, Connecticut. 6,249 students pursue degrees in 53 Sacred Heart programs, overall. This mid-sized school ranks second in terms of enrollment in the state of Connecticut.

6. Quinnipiac University

Mt Carmel Ave
Hamden, CT 6518
(203) 582-8200

Quinnipiac University is located in Hamden, Connecticut, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two programs in occupational therapy. More specifically, this mid-sized school offers one certificate in occupational therapy to students and one degree at the master's level in occupational therapy. In terms of programs, this school is the biggest institution in the state of Connecticut offering occupational therapy.