What Makes Us Distinctive?

The University of Puget Sound Occupational Therapy Program is distinctive not only because it meets and exceeds ACOTE standards,but also because we offer students unique experiences and distinguish ourselves from other programs because we:

The Puget Sound approach to occupational therapy education pays off. In the past three years, graduates taking the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy exam for the first time have passed at a rate of 86.7 percent, compared to the US rate of 81.6 percent.Graduates quickly find employment in desirable medical and community settings.  Fieldwork educators and employers tell us that graduates of the University of Puget Sound Occupational Therapy Program “hit the ground running, and demonstrate excellent writing skills.” The professional careers of our alumni demonstrate that they embrace lifelong learning, are successful evidence-based practitioners, and become leaders in the field.