Admission Requirements & Deadlines

Post-Professional Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Application Deadlines

Spring Fall

Priority Deadline: Nov. 1  

Final Deadline: Jan. 7

Priority Deadline: June 15

Final Deadline: Aug. 15

Admission Criteria

  • No GRE scores are required.
  • A master’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university with an overall GPA of 3.25 in graduate course work. Students are eligible to request conditional admission with an overall GPA of 3.00.
  • A degree or certificate in occupational therapy from a professional occupational therapy program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education or by the World Federation of Occupational Therapists, and proof of NBCOT certification.
  • Licensure to practice occupational therapy, in good standing
  • Interview at the request of the department

Application Requirements 

Submit an online application, application fee and official transcripts, along with: 

  • Letters of Recommendation: Two letters of recommendation from instructors or supervisors familiar with your record, aptitude and potential for graduate work (email addresses of recommenders must be entered on application) are required.
  • Personal Statement: A 750-word personal statement that describes:
    • Your professional goals related to the degree, including potential for professional leadership.
    • Your specific interests and/or clinical specializations.
    • Your anticipated fit with online instruction model, and any additional support that may be needed.
    • Your personal strengths and readiness for doctoral work.
  • Resume: A current professional resume.

Additional Requirements for International Applicants

U.S. Immigration requires F1 and J1 students to be enrolled full-time with the majority of their classes taken in-person and on campus. For a list of TU programs that comply as well as information on required credential evaluations and English-language proficiency, please see admission requirements for international students.