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The Path Forward

Occupational Therapy

Graduate Admission Requirements

Enrolling Now, Classes Begin September 7, 2021


Admission is competitive, with a 3.0 minimum GPA required for consideration. For those meeting that minimum standard, every piece of the application is evaluated and crucial to determining if an applicant will be accepted into the program. Each year we have more applicants than we can accommodate. Some applicants may be offered a place on the wait list pending available spots in the class.


Before starting the program, one course in each of the following must be completed (within the last five years) with a grade of B- or better:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I (with lab)
  • Anatomy & Physiology II (with lab)
  • Developmental Psychology (lifespan birth to death)
  • Statistics  
  • Sociology, Anthropology, or Culture 

For consideration, applicants must submit the following admission requirements:

  1. A completed OTCAS application - Apply Now
  2. All official undergraduate and graduate transcripts (a GPA of 3.0 or higher)
  3. Short Answer Question - What does occupational therapy mean to you, and why are you choosing to enter the field of occupational therapy? The short answer should be no more than 1 page.
  4. A current resume
  5. Recommendations 
  6. Signed Essential Functions form. Click Here to download the form. Note: This document must be submitted with a handwritten signature.

Please visit the Master of Occupational Therapy program page to learn about curriculum, faculty, program options, and more!