Occupational Therapy students and faculty

Helping people live full, meaningful lives.

We assist clients of all ages gain the skills they need to succeed, choosing innovative tools and methods to help them perform valued activities.

Program results from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) can be found online at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx.

To view accreditation information, go to www.acoteonline.org or visit the Accreditation information page.

More Information

  • Image Ranelle Nissen
    VERMILLION, S.D. -- Ranelle Nissen, assistant professor of occupational therapy at the University of South Dakota’s School of Health Sciences, received the Dorothy Anne Elsberry Award of Merit from the South Dakota Occupational Therapy Association.
  • Retired Army Major Tammy Phipps, a USD occupational therapy graduate and certified driving rehabilitation specialist, developed the driving rehabilitation program at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 2008. She continues to direct the only comprehensive driving rehabilitation program operated by the Department of Defense, a program that is now housed at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD.
  • USD Moses Ikiugu
    Dr. Moses Ikiugu was elected as the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Delegate to the World Federation of Occupational Therapists in 2015. Dr. Ikiugu brings extensive international knowledge and experience to this role, advancing AOTA's Centennial Vision.

Contact Us

Lee Medical Building Location
Department of Occupational Therapy
Lee Medical Building Room 302
414 E. Clark St.
Vermillion, SD 57069

Main Phone:605-658-6500 or Admissions: 605-658-6356



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