Occupational Therapy in Oklahoma

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Schools Offering Occupational Therapy Programs in Oklahoma

Each year, approximately 0.1% of Oklahoma graduates receive degrees in occupational therapy. Thus, Oklahoma's 8 occupational therapy schools put out approximately 93 occupational therapists each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Oklahoma with a occupational therapy program is Caddo Kiowa Technology Center, which is located in Fort Cobb. In 2010, it was ranked 69th nationwide. In 2010, 7 students graduated from Caddo Kiowa Technology Center's occupational therapy program.

High Plains Technology Center, which was ranked 71st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a occupational therapy program. It is located in Woodward.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University, which is located in Weatherford, is the third-ranked school in Oklahoma that has a occupational therapy program. It received a ranking of 75th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Southwestern Oklahoma State University graduated 14 students from its occupational therapy programs. The tuition rate at Southwestern Oklahoma State University was $4,335 per year.


Occupational therapy schools in Oklahoma, charge students an average tuition of $3,842 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $18,354 per year, or as little as $2,400 per year. In 2010, the following Oklahoma occupational therapy schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Southern Nazarene University - located in Bethany, students are charged $18,354 per year
  2. Southwestern Oklahoma State University - located in Weatherford, students are charged $4,335 per year
  3. Murray State College - located in Tishomingo, students are charged $2,990 per year

The lowest tuition rates at Oklahoma occupational therapy schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Tulsa Community College - located in Tulsa, students are charged $2,400 per year
  2. Oklahoma City Community College - located in Oklahoma City, students are charged $2,659 per year
  3. Murray State College - located in Tishomingo, students are charged $2,990 per year

An occupational therapy degree from an Oklahoma school... what next?

A large number of Oklahoma occupational therapy graduates become occupational therapists. Oklahoma had 1,160 occupational therapists in 2010. The Oklahoma counties with the largest populations of occupational therapists are:

  1. Canadian County - 440 occupational therapists
  2. Creek County - 360 occupational therapists
  3. Cherokee County - 70 occupational therapists


An occupational therapist in Oklahoma makes an average of $66,920 per year. In 2010, however, some Oklahoma occupational therapists earned as little as less than $26,400 per year or as much as more than $137,590 per year. The following counties in Oklahoma have the highest average salaries for occupational therapists:

  1. Beckham County - $92,570 per year
  2. Canadian County - $66,400 per year
  3. Atoka County - $65,780 per year

The Oklahoma counties with the lowest average salary for occupational therapists are:

  1. Cherokee County - $53,850 per year
  2. Creek County - $57,940 per year
  3. Atoka County - $65,780 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in occupational therapy in Oklahoma and to compare salaries with various related fields such as clinical psychology or occupational therapy, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Occupational Therapy in Oklahoma
  • Master's Degree in Occupational Therapy in Oklahoma
  • Certificate in Occupational Therapy in Oklahoma

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,555 miles from location Tulsa Community College Tulsa OK 12.6303 n/a 19,730
6,651 miles from location Oklahoma City Community College Oklahoma City OK 10.7361 n/a 14,114
6,714 miles from location Southwestern Oklahoma State University Weatherford OK 24.705 71% 5,010
6,647 miles from location University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City OK 2.09335 n/a 3,934
6,607 miles from location Murray State College Tishomingo OK 12.8665 n/a 2,604
6,654 miles from location Southern Nazarene University Bethany OK 22.2153 n/a 2,110
6,749 miles from location High Plains Technology Center Woodward OK 29.2394 n/a 288
6,702 miles from location Caddo Kiowa Technology Center Fort Cobb OK 30.5143 n/a 183

Curious what studying Occupational Therapy gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Oklahoma

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Occupational Therapists + 1,160 $66,920 73.1%
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 540 $44,050 42.1%
Occupational Therapy Aides + 120 $33,220 20.0%

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are occupational therapy related jobs in Oklahoma