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Lessons from Lucy

Posted on Fri, Jun 15, 2018

NMC Students Meet One of Nebraska's First Occupational Therapists

It isn’t every day that students get to meet a pioneer in their chosen field.

Lucy Fowler, 86, one of Nebraska’s first occupational therapists, shared memories and rare insights with students from NMC’s Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program.

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Topics: Master of Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy

NMC’s ACOTE-Accredited Master of Occupational Therapy Program Will Help Meet Growing Demand

Posted on Tue, Feb 13, 2018

 

Do you know which health profession is among the most in-demand and fastest-growing careers in the nation?

From 2016 to 2026, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects 24 percent growth for the occupational therapy profession. An additional 31,000 occupational therapists (OTs) will be needed by 2026.

Nebraska Methodist College is helping to meet this growing need with its new Master of Occupational Therapy program, which recently earned five-year accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).

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Topics: allied health career, occupational therapy

Top 10 Tips for a Successful OTCAS Application

Posted on Thu, Jul 13, 2017

OTCAS is a centralized application service for occupational therapy programs that offers a convenient and efficient process to apply to occupational therapy school using a web-based application.

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Topics: Master of Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy, admissions, application

OT Students Gather to Honor Fallen Classmate

Posted on Fri, Apr 28, 2017

Nebraska Methodist College hosted a ceremony and reception Thursday, April 27 for the unveiling of the mural honoring Cheyla Pettett in the Occupational Therapy pediatrics lab.

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Topics: student life, occupational therapy

The Best Baccalaureate Majors for Occupational Therapy Students

Posted on Wed, Nov 30, 2016

You’ve made up your mind: you want to become an Occupational Therapist. But before you do that, there’s the not-so-small matter of earning your Bachelor’s degree.

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Topics: Master of Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy, bachelor's degree

Occupational Therapy Master’s Program Welcomes Students

Posted on Wed, Aug 31, 2016

It seems like forever ago that Nebraska Methodist College announced its two-year Master in Occupational Therapy program, the only degree of its kind in the region. So it was with no small amount of enthusiasm that we welcomed our first class to campus last week.

After two days of coursework, the pioneer class of NMC occupational-therapists-to-be took part in what will become a longstanding tradition at the college: a professionalism ceremony.

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Topics: new programs, Master of Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy

Occupational Therapy Program Reaches Important Milestones

Posted on Wed, Apr 13, 2016

It’s hard to believe that it’s been just eight months since we announced the formation of our Master in Occupational Therapy program, set to debut this coming August.

Since that announcement, we’ve experienced a number of exciting developments that I wanted to share with you today. The progress that’s been made in getting this program off the ground has been truly inspiring to witness and be a part of, and I can’t wait for our first class of students to see what we’ve put together.

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Topics: new programs, Master of Occupational Therapy, occupational therapy

10 Things to Know About NMC’s New Occupational Therapy Program

Posted on Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Nebraska Methodist College’s newest program is also one of its most exciting. The Master in Occupational Therapy, which we’ve just announced and will start in Fall 2016, is now accepting applications.

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Topics: new programs, health professions, occupational therapy

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