Occupational therapy graduate program at IUPUI ranked 11th

  • Feb. 10, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

INDIANAPOLIS -- The graduate occupational therapy program in the IU School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis is ranked 11 in the nation by students on the website GraduatePrograms.com.

The school’s education quality, financial aid and career support programs were ranked in the top 10 in the United States.

“Our occupational therapy graduate program has long been a commanding leader in the effort to improve health services in Indiana, and we are happy to see that commitment reflected in the GraduatePrograms.com rankings,” said Augustine O. Agho, dean of the school. “Faculty and staff are dedicated to student success and the advancement of research, which creates a noteworthy atmosphere for learning and growth.

“We continually make significant strides to offer scholarships, research opportunities and numerous clinical experiences designed to enhance our students’ educational experience and strengthen their commitment in the occupational therapy field,” he said. “Our extensive community connections provide our students with the unique opportunity to network with potential employers and research collaborators. We are very proud of our program’s ranking and feel that it is an indicator of the great work we accomplish at Indiana University each day.”

The school was ranked fifth in the top occupational therapy graduate program category for education quality, ninth in the category for financial aid and 10th in the category for career support.

To help prospective occupational therapy graduate students better evaluate their options for continuing education, GraduatePrograms.com compiled and analyzed more than 40,000 ratings posted on its site by students attending more than 1,200 different graduate programs nationwide.

Richard Schneider