Master’s degree in occupational therapy or a related field from an accredited institution and six months of professional practice
Minimum GPA of 3.0 in graduate studies
Preferred six months of professional experience
Certified in occupational therapy in the United States or an occupational therapy degree from a World Federation of Occupational Therapy (WFOT) approved program outside of the United States. Please submit a copy with your application.
Completed online application
$60 nonrefundable application fee
Official transcripts for all college coursework
Copy of current state license/certification in a US jurisdiction as a registered occupational therapist and NBCOT certification if US applicant
Copy of current state/country licensure and education verification if a foreign applicant (Please refer to University policy on foreign applicants.)
Official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score with a minimum of 550 (213 if computer generated). All international applicants or those who speak English as a second language should refer to the School of Allied Health international student admissions information for additional admission requirements.
Three letters of reference
Two- to three-page essay describing your personal interests, career goals, and how the OTD will help you achieve this. The essay should also describe your professional skills, professional accomplishments, and research interests/experience.
Skype interview (to be scheduled after application has been submitted)