Occupational Therapy students and faculty

Helping people maximize independence in daily living.

Our occupational therapists help people of all ages participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of occupations or everyday activities. Our students have a holistic perspective that considers the physical, psychological and social needs of their clients and understand the importance of adapting the environment to fit the person.

The doctor of occupational therapy degree is designed to prepare our students to be occupational therapists with exceptional expertise, support research and create innovative services for diverse communities and cultures in South Dakota.

High Certification Rates

Our students consistently achieve a nearly 100 percent first-time pass rate on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Exam.

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Contact Us

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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
Fax:605-677-6745

ot@usd.edu

usd.edu/ot

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