Health Sciences Department

Frequently Asked Questions

Who should become an Occupational Therapist?

The person who aspires to become an occupational therapist can come from any background. The OT Program of the College of Science at Cleveland State University seeks diversity as an essential learning tool. To be successful, the prospective student needs to:

  • Earn good grades
  • Have strong communication and personal interaction skills
  • Love to learn
  • Take responsibility for her/his own learning
  • Genuinely like people
  • Use time wisely
  • Manage stress effectively.
  • Prefer a creative approach to working with people
  • Enjoy challenging courses, especially the Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • Have a strong interest in a person's ability to engage in everyday activities.

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
School of Health Sciences
2121 Euclid Avenue, HS 101
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
2501 Euclid Avenue
Health Sciences Building, Room 101
Phone: 216-687-3567
Fax: 216.687.9316

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