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The School of Health Professions offers an entry level master’s degree in occupational therapy. Students apply to the Department of Occupational Therapy as an undergraduate, receive a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Therapy (BHS-OT) and continue on to graduate level courses. Student with completed bachelor degree at time of application to the program may opt to take all program courses at graduate level. Graduate courses are only offered to students enrolled in the program. The degree program is approved to meet accreditation requirements requiring a graduate degree. Contact the Department of Occupational Therapy for more information regarding the degree.

Degrees Offered

Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)

On Campus

Admission Criteria

Application Deadline for Summer entrance: January 15

  • Minimum MAT score: none set
  • Undergraduate GPA: 3.0 or higher to apply (4.0=A)
  • 20 hours volunteer experience (Recommended, not required)
  • Completion of all undergraduate/OT prerequisites
  • 20 hours of occupational therapy observation in at least two different practice settings
  • Completion of all required application materials
  • Acceptance to program

Minimum English Proficiency Requirements

Test TypeTotal ScoreReadingListeningSpeakingWriting
TOEFL Internet -based8017171717
TOEFL Paper-based5505252N/A52
IELTS Academic6.56666

Scores are valid for 2 years from the test date.

Required Application Materials

For the Office of Graduate Studies

  • Completed Graduate Studies online application
  • Unofficial Transcripts- As part of the application submission process, all applicants are required to upload unofficial copies of all post-secondary transcripts to the online application. Official transcripts are only required if accepted by the academic program.
  • Official Results of English Proficiency Exams (International applicants only)

For the Occupational Therapy Program

  • Application to Program found at Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS) at https://portal.otcas.org/
  • OTCAS applicants may be invited to complete an interview before an admission decision is made.