Admission Requirements

Occupational Therapy, OTD

Occupational Therapy, OTD Admissions Requirements

  • Have earned a master’s degree from a regionally accredited or internationally recognized institution.
  • Have attained OTR certification (Candidates who wish to join the program immediately following completion of an MSOT degree must obtain certification within 1 year).
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2 or better on a 4.0 scale.
  • Completed the OTCAS application.
  • A completed statement of purpose or essay indicating motivation to apply, personal and professional strengths, potential contributions to the discipline, and commitment to succeed in the program.
  • Official transcripts from institutions of higher learning attended.
  • Knowledge of using distance technology (via acknowledgment & self-assessment form).
  • International students must be certified OTRs with MS equivalent from an internationally recognized institution. Knowledge of the English Language (TOEFL 79 or above on the computer-based exam).
  • An interview may be required.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation.

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