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Occupational Therapy


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Preparation for admission to the M. S. O. T. program requires completion of the required General Education courses and prerequisites for a minimum of 80 credit hours.

Required General Education Selections by Category


Category 1:


Any course from the category (3 cr)

Category 2:


Any course from the category (3 cr)

Category 8:


Any course from the category (3 cr)

Required Prerequisite Courses (47 cr)


Following successful completion of all prerequisite classes, with a grade equivalent of no less than 2. 00 in each course, and an overall GPA of no less than 3. 00 (based on a 4. 00 scale), students may apply for admission to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program.

Freshman Admission to the Occcupational Therapy Program:

A limited number of first semester freshman students will be accepted for guaranteed admittance into the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy program. To be eligible for consideration as a freshman admit, students must:

  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 3. 5 or better
  • An ACT score of 26 or better or an SAT score of 1200 or better
  • Be recommended based on an interview and/or timed essay.

If selected, these students will automatically begin the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy courses upon completion of prerequisite courses and application requirements (minus the on-campus writing sample) if they maintain a 3. 3 cumulative GPA. Students will be considered with the regular applicant pool if they do not maintain the required GPA.

Please refer to the Graduate Catalog for additional information regarding MSOT Program Requirements.

Transfer Students


Transfer students’ needs are considered on an individual basis by the Department of Occupational Therapy. Students are encouraged to contact the Director of the Occupational Therapy Program for further information prior to applying for admission.

Transportation and Fees


The student is responsible for providing transportation to and from all courses and/or clinical learning experiences associated with the courses. Clinical experiences may include observation and interactive opportunities in clinical or community setting under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist or other professional. The student is also responsible for all fees related to required classroom and clinical materials.

Required General Education Selections by Category


Transfer Students


Transfer students’ needs are considered on an individual basis by the Department of Occupational Therapy. Students are encouraged to contact the Director of the Occupational Therapy Program for further information prior to applying for admission.

Transportation and Fees


The student is responsible for providing transportation to and from all courses and/or clinical learning experiences associated with the courses. Clinical experiences may include observation and interactive opportunities in clinical or community setting under the supervision of a registered occupational therapist or other professional. The student is also responsible for all fees related to required classroom and clinical materials.

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