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Occupational Therapy Schools in Tennessee

There are seven schools in the state of Tennessee offering occupational therapy programs. 180 students graduated from programs at Tennessee occupational therapy schools in 2010. 109 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 47 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

On average, 153 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in Tennessee every year. This accounts for 2% of occupational therapy students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 47 students graduated with an associate's level degree in occupational therapy, 109 with a master's level degree, and 24 with a doctorate level degree.

Seven occupational therapy schools are located in this state. Out of these, while three schools are private, four schools are public. Public occupational therapy school tuition varies from $5,704 to $7,382, while tuition at a private occupational therapy school varies from $17,712 to $23,680.

Average tuition for programs in occupational therapy is $13,344. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,704 every year, is at Tennessee State University, while the highest tuition for occupational therapy programs, which is $23,680 each year, is at Belmont University.

Occupational therapy schools in this state offer associates degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

On average, 153 students graduate from occupational therapy programs in Tennessee every year. This accounts for 2% of occupational therapy students who US schools graduate. Out of those, 47 students graduated with an associate's level degree in occupational therapy, 109 with a master's level degree, and 24 with a doctorate level degree.

Occupational Therapy Program Completions in Tennessee 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 36
  • Associate 2007: 33
  • Associate 2008: 41
  • Associate 2009: 49
  • Associate 2010: 47
  • Master 2006: 42
  • Master 2007: 69
  • Master 2008: 73
  • Master 2009: 91
  • Master 2010: 109
  • Doctorate 2006: 9
  • Doctorate 2007: 16
  • Doctorate 2008: 12
  • Doctorate 2009: 19
  • Doctorate 2010: 24

Occupational Therapy Program Availability in Tennessee

Schools in Tennessee offer a total of eight occupational therapy programs. Of these programs, about 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 Tennessee

  • Associate: 3
  • Master: 4
  • Doctorate: 1

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

Occupational Therapists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 55630
  • 25th Percentile: 63670
  • Median: 72360
  • 75th Percentile: 83830
  • 90th Percentile: 94360

Career Trends

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

Occupational Therapists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 62300
  • Median Salary 2007: 62880
  • Median Salary 2008: 67690
  • Median Salary 2009: 68710
  • Median Salary 2010: 72360
  • Total Employed 2006: 1380
  • Total Employed 2007: 1290
  • Total Employed 2008: 1370
  • Total Employed 2009: 1830
  • Total Employed 2010: 1900

Tennessee vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

Tennessee vs National Occupational Therapy Employment

  • Employed in Tennessee: 1.894% (1900)

Occupational Therapy Schools in Tennessee

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1. Roane State Community College

276 Patton Lane
Harriman, TN 37748
(865) 354-3000

Roane State Community College offers one occupational therapy program and this college, which is just a few miles from Harriman, is in a rural setting. Overall, 6,839 students pursue degrees in 30 Roane State Community College programs. This community college is the third oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering programs in occupational therapy.

2. Nashville State Community College

120 White Bridge Rd
Nashville, TN 37209-4515
(615) 353-3333

Nashville State Community College offers one program in occupational therapy and this college is 4.7 miles from the heart of downtown. 9,853 students pursue degrees in 37 programs at this college, overall. In terms of programs, this large college is the largest institution in the state of Tennessee offering occupational therapy.

3. Milligan College

1 Blowers Blvd.
Milligan College, TN 37682
(423) 461-8700

Milligan College offers one program in occupational therapy and it is located in the suburbs of Milligan College, Tennessee. 1,140 students pursue degrees in 25 programs at Miligan, overall. Miligan is the second oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering occupational therapy programs.

4. Belmont University

1900 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212-3757
(615) 460-6000

Belmont University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Nashville, TN. BU offers two occupational therapy programs. Out of those, it offers students one degree at the master's level in occupational therapy and one degree at the doctorate level in occupational therapy. It is a 4-year institution. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Tennessee offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

5. Southern Adventist University

4881 Taylor Cir
Collegedale, TN 37315-0370
(423) 236-2000

Southern Adventist University offers one program in occupational therapy and Southern is in the suburbs of Collegedale, Tennessee. 3,053 students pursue degrees in 89 Southern Adventist University programs, overall. It is the third largest institution in the state of Tennessee offering occupational therapy in terms of programs.

6. Tennessee State University

3500 John Merritt Blvd
Nashville, TN 37209-1561
(615) 963-5111

Tennessee State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Nashville, TN and it offers one occupational therapy program. 8,930 students seek degrees in 78 Tennessee State University programs, overall. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Tennessee offering occupational therapy programs.

7. The University of Tennessee

527 Andy Holt Tower
Knoxville, TN 37996
(865) 974-1000

The University of Tennessee is in the center of Knoxville and UT offers one program in occupational therapy. UT Knoxville is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of enrollment, UT ranks first in the state of Tennessee.