Special Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting university admission criteria, applicants must have successfully completed the following prerequisites in addition to, or in conjunction with, a baccalaureate degree:

  • Social and Behavioral Sciences Required: (9)
    General Psychology - 3 credits
    Abnormal Psychology - 3 credits
    Developmental Psychology or other related sociology or anthropology courses - 3 credits
  • Natural Sciences Required: (16)
    General Physics with lab - 4 credits
    Human anatomy and Physiology with lab - 8 credits
    General Chemistry 1 with lab - 4 credits
  • Medical Terminology (1 credit)
  • Orientation to Occupational Therapy (2 credits)
  • Survey of Research or Statistics course (3 credits)

Additional Requirements:

  • Students must have a minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.75 and a minimum prerequisite GPA of 3.00.
  • The Graduate Record Exam is a prerequisite requirement for the MOT program.
  • An essay and three letters of recommendation are required in the application process.