Occupational Therapy programs are graduate programs, leading to the awarding of the Master of Occupation Therapy (MOT) or Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degrees. As a result, admission into an Occupational Therapy graduate program requires a Bachelor's degree.
Courses for Occupational Therapy Program Preparation
Occupational Therapy programs vary widely on the course requirements for admission. A variety of commonly required and recommended courses have been compiled for student reference. Provided the necessary required courses for admission are fulfilled, any Bachelor's program would be an acceptable choice. One choice that includes most of the required courses for admission to Occupational Therapy program is the Bachelor of Science in Biology. To be certain that all required courses are completed in a timely fashion, a recommended schedule of courses has also been provided. Interested students should still consult the desired Occupational Therapy program(s) for specific course requirements. See our Occupational Therapy Preparation Checklist.
Occupational Therapy Program Admissions Test
The Graduate Record Exam (GRE) is required for admissions consideration to Pharmacy schools.
Application for Occupational Therapy Program Admission
The Centralized Application Service for Occupational Therapy (OTCAS) is utilized by many Occupational Therapy programs throughout the nation for admissions application processing.