Becoming an occupational therapist requires an undergraduate degree, a two-year master's degree and six months of supervised work. Pass state and national occupational therapy board tests before working with patients that have suffered an illness or injury, and consider information from a family doctor in this free video on medical careers.
How Long Does It Take to Be an Occupational Therapist?
By Dr. David Cathcart; Updated September 22, 2017
About the Author
Dr. David Cathcart has been a family doctor and occupational medicine specialist for more than 20 years. He works at Heartland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph, Mo.
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