Useful Pre-OT Resources

American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
The AOTA  provides information about current research, legislation, PT news, career advice and much more from all over the nation. Their website also has sections dedicated to students in the OT field and resources for volunteer and involvement opportunities.

Occupational Therapist Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)
The OTCAS creates a streamlined application process for students wanting to become physical therapists. Students upload their application and supporting documents and apply to schools in one easy step.

US Dept of Labor – Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides information on OT salary, employment and location.

Washington Occupational Therapy Association (WOTA)
The WOTA supports the professional community of OT practitioners in Washington, promoting OT education and advocating for OTs, their patients, and for an improved practice environment.

World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT)
The WFOT promotes occupational therapy as an art and science, supporting the development, use and practice of occupational therapy worldwide, and demonstrating its relevance and contribution to society.