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OT Admissions Requirements | Presbyterian College | Clinton SC

Required Prerequisites:

Required Prerequisites

Credit Hours

Additional Information

Biology3-4Lab not required, but recommended
Human or Vertebrate Anatomy3-4*Lab not required, but recommended
Human or Vertebrate Physiology3-4Lab not required, but recommended
Introduction to Psychology3
Abnormal Psychology3
Human Development (Lifespan)3Birth to Death
Sociology or Anthropology Coursework3
Research Methods3-4Qualitative or Quantitative Research, Statistics or Research Methods
Medical Terminology1-2A medical terminology certificate (online or on ground) could be used to fulfill the prerequisite requirements for this coursework

* Can be combined A/P for 8 Credits

College Transcripts:

A bachelor’s degree is required prior to enrollment.

Graduate Record Examination (GRE):

No Current level is set for admission, but scores are reviewed and used to evaluate an applicant concerning standardized testing abilities.


Overall GPA: Minimum of 3.0 overall GPA, all prerequisite courses must reflect a “C” or better.

Math/Science GPA: 2.8 overall (all course “C” or Better)


Three references are required. At least one reference must be from an occupational therapist and one reference from a college professor who can attest to your ability to enter a competitive professional program.

OT Observation Hours:

40 hours are required to explore occupational therapy as a career in at least two documented different settings.


By invitation


The program will apply for approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at the appropriate time.