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‚ÄčOccupational Therapist

Pennsylvania Licensure Requirements

Licensed individuals who treat injured, ill, or disabled patients through the therapeutic use of everyday activities.

Occupational therapists help patients develop, recover, improve, as well as maintain the skills needed for daily living and working.

Degree Requirement: 

Four-Year Educational Program in Occupational Therapy

Four-Year Educational Program in Occupational Therapy. Applicant has met the academic requirements of an educational program in occupational therapy approved by the Board.

Biennial renewal of license.

Licensure by Act 41:

Act 41 allows for portability of out-of-state professional licensees coming to work in Pennsylvania. Act 41 does this by granting all boards and commissions within the Commonwealth the authority to immediately endorse licensees from other states, territories or jurisdictions (with substantially equivalent licensing requirements) who are active, in good standing and without discipline against their license or criminal conviction.