With an overall population of 11,304 and a student population of 2,077, approximately 2,077 of Alpena students attend one of Alpena's schools that offer occupational therapy programs.
Alpena Community College is the largest occupational therapy school in Alpena, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Occupational Therapy program at Alpena Community College.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in occupational therapy from occupational therapy schools in Alpena in 2010. If you decide to attend a occupational therapy school in Alpena, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,040.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for occupational therapy related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in occupational therapy, if you decide to work as an occupational therapist in Alpena, your job prospects are good. There were 4,290 occupational therapists working in Michigan and 60 working in the greater Alpena area in 2010. The number of occupational therapists in Alpena is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for occupational therapists.
The average salary you can expect to earn as an occupational therapist in Alpena is $61,300 per year, which is lower than the average for occupational therapists state-wide.