The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) is a 30-month program that begins in the summer and consists of 84 semester credit hours of graduate-level coursework in Occupational Therapy and 20 semester hours (6 months) of full-time clinical fieldwork. Beginning with admissions for the summer of 2013, a bachelor's degree must be completed by the end of the fall semester prior to the following summer of admission.


The Department of Occupation Therapy will begin accepting applications for the entering class of 2015 on August 1, 2014. Completed applications must be received in the Office of the Registrar by the deadline of   November 1, 2014. Please note that some of the prerequisite courses have changed; review the information on our web site or contact the School of Health Professions Office of Admissions and Special Programs for more information.

OT Application & Admission Checklist


Upon admission to the OT program, these additional items are required:

  • Evidence of current health insurance showing dates of coverage
  • Immunization record: Immunization requirements can be found at the student health center web page. Note that all immunizations must be completed prior to registration; incomplete immunizations will prevent enrollment in the program. Important: the Hepatitis B immunization series can take between 4-6 months to complete.
  • Completion of a background check - directions for this process will be included in the acceptance letter.