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Occupational Therapy Schools in Florida

There are 12 schools in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy programs. 589 students graduated with degrees from Florida occupational therapy schools in 2010. 287 of all these students graduated with associates degrees and 262 of all these students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

437 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for 8% of occupational therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 287 students graduated with a degree in occupational therapy at the associate's level, 262 with a degree at the master's level, and 40 with a degree at the doctorate level.

12 occupational therapy schools are in this gulf state. And out of these, while seven schools are public, five schools are private. While tuition at a private occupational therapy school varies from $9,580 to $27,200, public occupational therapy school tuition varies from $2,789 to $5,102.

Average tuition for programs in occupational therapy is $10,079. While the highest tuition for occupational therapy programs, which is $27,200 every year, is at Barry University, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $2,789 each year, is at State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota.

Florida schools offer associates degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for occupational therapy students.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

437 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in Florida, on average, per year. This accounts for 8% of occupational therapy students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 287 students graduated with a degree in occupational therapy at the associate's level, 262 with a degree at the master's level, and 40 with a degree at the doctorate level.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 80
  • Associate 2007: 120
  • Associate 2008: 117
  • Associate 2009: 200
  • Associate 2010: 287
  • Master 2006: 122
  • Master 2007: 125
  • Master 2008: 161
  • Master 2009: 213
  • Master 2010: 262
  • Doctorate 2006: 3
  • Doctorate 2007: 9
  • Doctorate 2008: 8
  • Doctorate 2009: 28
  • Doctorate 2010: 40

Occupational Therapy Program Availability in Florida

Florida schools offer a total of 14 programs in occupational therapy. Of these programs, close to 50% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the doctoral level.

Occupational Therapy Program Availability in Florida

  • Associate: 5
  • Master: 7
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 49150
  • 25th Percentile: 65040
  • Median: 77930
  • 75th Percentile: 90910
  • 90th Percentile: 109010

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 65740
  • Median Salary 2007: 69830
  • Median Salary 2008: 71480
  • Median Salary 2009: 74610
  • Median Salary 2010: 77930
  • Total Employed 2006: 4960
  • Total Employed 2007: 4680
  • Total Employed 2008: 5010
  • Total Employed 2009: 5730
  • Total Employed 2010: 6140

Florida vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

Florida vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 6.122% (6140)

Occupational Therapy Schools in Florida

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1. Polk State College

999 Avenue H NE
Winter Haven, FL 33881-4299
(863) 297-1000

Polk State College offers one occupational therapy program and Polk, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Winter Haven, FL. 10,589 students seek degrees in 34 Polk programs, overall. Polk is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in occupational therapy.

2. The Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences

671 Winyah Drive
Orlando, FL 32803
(407) 303-7742

The Florida Hospital College of Health Sciences, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Orlando, FL and it offers one occupational therapy program. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy.

3. The University of St Augustine for Health Sciences

1 University Blvd
St. AuguSaintine, FL 32084-5783
(904) 826-0084

The University of St Augustine for Health Sciences offers two programs in occupational therapy. Specifically, it offers students one degree at the master's level in occupational therapy and one degree at the doctorate level in occupational therapy. St. Augustine is located in the suburbs of St. AuguSaintine, Florida. Overall, 1,290 students seek degrees in six St. Augustine programs. This school is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

4. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University offers one program in occupational therapy and this school is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. Overall, 8,995 students seek degrees in 110 programs at this school. It ranks sixth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

5. Keiser University - Ft Lauderdale

1500 NW 49th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 776-4476

Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale, which is 4.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Fort Lauderdale, FL and it offers one program in occupational therapy. It is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Florida offering programs in occupational therapy.

6. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University offers one program in occupational therapy and this university is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. 42,197 students seek degrees in 211 Florida International University programs, overall. In terms of programs, this university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy.

7. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical Universit
Tallahassee, FL 32307
(850) 599-3000

Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tallahassee, FL and it offers one program in occupational therapy. Overall, 13,284 students pursue degrees in 96 programs at FAMU. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy programs.

8. State College of Florida - Manatee-Sarasota

5840 26th St W
Bradenton, FL 34207
(941) 752-5000

State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota is located in the suburbs of Bradenton, Florida and SCF offers one program in occupational therapy. 11,431 students seek degrees in 43 State College of Florida-Manatee-Sarasota programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the seventh largest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy.

9. Palm Beach State College

4200 Congress Ave
Lake Worth, FL 33461-4796
(561) 967-7222

Founded in 1933, Palm Beach State College is a public 4-year institution. Palm Beach State is in the suburbs of Lake Worth, Florida. This school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Florida. This school offers students 70 certificates, 39 degrees at the associates level, and one bachelors level degree. 29,534 students sought degrees from the 91 programs at Palm Beach State in 2010. Palm Beach State offers subjects including surgical technology and acting. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits Palm Beach State. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

10. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Founded in 1965, Florida State College at Jacksonville is a public 4-year institution. FSCJ is located in the center of Jacksonville. This school is the 12th biggest institution in the state of Florida. FSCJ offers students 65 certificates, 57 associates level degrees, and six bachelors level degrees. 28,642 students pursued degrees from the 99 programs at FSCJ in 2010. It offers subjects including management and film. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

11. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University offers two occupational therapy programs. Specifically, this university offers students one degree at the master's level in occupational therapy and one degree at the doctorate level in occupational therapy. Nova is in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Nova is a 4-year research institution. NSU is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

12. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida, which is near the center of the city, is located in Gainesville, FL and UF offers one program in occupational therapy. This large university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. This university is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy.

13. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Daytona Beach, FL and it offers one occupational therapy program. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida. In terms of programs, DSC is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy.

14. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University is located in Fort Myers, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this university offers one program in occupational therapy. 12,015 students pursue degrees in 68 Florida Gulf Coast University programs, overall. Florida Gulf Coast is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering occupational therapy.