Beginning interviews now for January 2022.
Interviews still ongoing for January 2021.
Applications for the January of 2021 class are now open at OTCAS.
|Required Prerequisites||Credit Hours||Additional Information|
|Biology||3-4||Lab not required, but recommended|
|Human or Vertebrate Anatomy||3-4*||Lab not required, but recommended|
|Human or Vertebrate Physiology||3-4||Lab not required, but recommended|
|Introduction to Psychology||3|
|Human Development (Lifespan)||3||Birth to Death|
|Sociology or Anthropology Coursework||3|
|Research Methods||3-4||Qualitative or Quantitative Research, Statistics or Research Methods|
|Medical Terminology||1-2||A 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. However, scores are reviewed and used to evaluate an applicant’s 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 courses must reflect a “C” or better.)
References: 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.
Interview: By invitation
If you have any questions, please complete this form or call 864-938-3710.
The program has applied for approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges and is awaiting a decision concerning our substantive change.