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Admission requirements are designed to select qualified students who are likely to successfully complete this professional program of study. The Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program admits students for Fall Semester entry. International students must submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score documentation. Minimum score requirements are as follows: 577 Paper; 91 Internet; 233 Computer-based.
Track One freshman entrance requirements include a high school GPA of 2.80, and a minimum of a 950 SAT combined score on math and critical reading or a 20 ACT combined score. Meeting minimum admissions criteria is not a guarantee of admission. The preferred application deadline for first time freshman is February 15th. For additional information please see the admission pages of this website, or the academic catalog.
Transfer applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.85 and a minimum of a C+ grade in these selected courses: ENG1201 and ENG1202, PSY1401 and PSY1501, BIO1200 and BIO1201, SOC1000, COM220, PHY1200 and PHY1210, PSY2450 and PSY3600. Meeting minimum admissions criteria is not a guarantee of admission. The preferred application deadline for transfers is March 15th.
Graduate students applying to the MSOT program must have earned a BS or BA degree from an accredited four-year institution. A minimum GPA of 3.00 (on a 4.00 scale) is preferred. Applicants must also have a minimum GPA of 2.85 for the 23 credits of prerequisite coursework, and a minimum of a B- grade in each course. Prerequisite courses taken within three years of applying to the program will be considered. There are two application deadlines for graduate applicants to the MSOT program. The early decision deadline is December 1st and the standard deadline is April 1st. Late applications will be reviewed on a space available basis.