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Occupational Therapy Program

Timeline to Apply

TimelinePlease note: to prepare yourself for becoming the best possible candidate for admission, please refer to the timeline below so that your application for admission is submitted in timely fashion and as complete as possible. This example timeline is designed to accommodate those who are new to a program of study, and have taken none of the prerequisite course requirements. Your situation may differ, particularly if you have completed most prerequisite course requirements. Please refer to our website for all Programs of Study information, including current deadlines.

Two Years Prior to Matriculation

June – July

August – September

One Year Prior to Matriculation

December – January

May – June


August – September


  • Deadline to apply for SUMMER PROGRAMS. Be sure all supporting documentation has been submitted.

Year of Matriculation

December – January

  • Submit all final transcripts from fall and/or winter terms to Student Admissions
  • Register for any remaining prerequisite courses. To be a viable candidate, you should have no more than one (1) science and two (2) other remaining prerequisites courses to complete. Please note the science courses highlighted in red below. These should be completed early in the process.
  • Submit proof of registration for all courses to be taken in the final spring term

Sample Schedule

Calendar Occupational Therapy
Year One: Fall

A&P I w/lab

Gen Biology w/lab

Year One: Spring

A&P II w/lab

Abnormal Psych


Year One: Summer

Developmental Psych


Year Two: Fall


Gen. Chemistry I w/lab

or Physiological Psychology

or Behavioral Neuroscience

Year Two: Spring COMPLETE!