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What education do you need to become a Therapy and Assessment Professionals?


1. To be a therapy or assessment professional, you need a college or university program in your area of work, a period of supervised training, and credentials such as a licence or membership in a professional association.

2. To be an audiologist or speech-language pathologist, you need a master's degree or equivalent in your chosen area of practice. You may need certification with a professional association and a licence in the province/territory where you'll work.

3. To be a physiotherapist, you must have a professional master's degree in physiotherapy and a period of supervised practical training. To practise, you need a licence or registration in the province/territory where you'll work.

4. To be an occupational therapist, you need a university degree in occupational therapy--an accredited program that includes supervised field work. You also need a licence in the province/territory where you'll work, except in British Columbia.

5. To be an art therapist, you need a graduate degree in art therapy.

6. To be a dance therapist, you must have a bachelor's degree in psychology or dance/movement therapy, or an approved graduate program in dance/movement therapy.

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  2. What is the current Job Outlook for a Therapy and Assessment Professionals?
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  3. What is the future Job Outlook for a Therapy and Assessment Professionals?
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  4. How much does a Therapy and Assessment Professionals make?
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  5. What is the currently unemployment rate for a Therapy and Assessment Professionals"?
    2% of Therapy and Assessment Professionals are unemployed. This rate is close to the average for professionnal... more
  6. How many Therapy and Assessment Professionals are employed part-time?
    27% of Therapy and Assessment Professionals are employed only on a part-time basis. There were 44,300 workers... more
  7. How many Therapy and Assessment Professionals are self-employed?
    Roughly 20% of Therapy and Assessment Professionals are self-employed. This is considered Average for the industry... more
  8. What is the average age of a Therapy and Assessment Professionals?
    The younger-than-average age (38) of worker will likely result in a below-average retirement rate to 2009. more

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