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UTMB- Galveston. http://sahs.utmb.edu/ot/. How to Apply. Complete online application https://www.utmb.edu/OnlineApp/Default_Secure.asp?strPurpose=ViewApplication The applicant must send in ALL official transcripts from each college/university that was attended. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

UTMB- Galveston

UTMB- Galvestonhttp://sahs.utmb.edu/ot/How to ApplyComplete online applicationhttps://www.utmb.edu/OnlineApp/Default_Secure.asp?strPurpose=ViewApplication The applicant must send in ALL official transcripts from each college/university that was attended.These must be sent electronically to Enrollment Services. If the college/university does not have electronic capabilities please have that college/university send a hard copy directly to Enrollment Services. However, this will prolong the time that it takes to process the applicationUTMB Enrollment Services301 University Blvd.Galveston, TX 77555-1305

How to ApplyEarly AcceptanceApplication process opens - July 1st through October 1st(please be aware that it takes approximately 4 weeks to process transcripts)Invitations to interview will go out beginning October 15thInterviews will take place in October and NovemberAcceptance notification date will be no later than December 23rd (2/3 of the class will be filled during early acceptance)All Other DecisionsApplication process opens - October 2nd through January 15th (please make sure that you give plenty of time to get all your application materials here by the deadline - be aware that it takes approximately 4 weeks to process transcripts). Late applications will not be reviewed.Invitations to interview will go out beginning FebruaryInterviews will take place in MarchAcceptance notification date will be no later than 1st week in April

PrerequisitesPrerequisites do not need to be completed by the application deadline. However, if accepted they must be completed by spring semester of the year of enrollment. No prerequisites are offered on the UTMB campus.

Abnormal Psychology - 3 hours

Anatomy and Physiology (including lab) - 8 hours

Human Movement or Physics - 3 hours(i.e., kinesiology or biomechanics)

Lifespan Human Development - 3 hours

Neurological Basis for Human Behavior - 3 hours(i.e., physiological psychology, behavioral neurosciences, biopsychology, brain & behavior, neuroanatomy, neurobiology, neurophysiology, neuroscience)

Statistics - 3 hours

Sociology - 3 hours(Introductory Sociology courses will only be accepted)

Human Movement, and Neurological Basis courses are only offered at 4 year institutions.

RequirementsHave baccalaureate degree completed by the end of Spring semester before starting program in Fall. A degree in any area of study will be accepted.Have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. All courses from all colleges/universities are used for this calculation. If a course was repeated both grades will be used in the GPA calculation.Have a minimum prerequisite GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. All grades from prerequisite courses are used even if courses were repeated.RequirementsHave at least 3 prerequisite courses completed before applying including at least 1 Anatomy & Physiology course.All prerequisites must be completed by the spring semester before starting the program in the fall. Courses will not be able to be taken during the summer semester. Courses must be completed with a grade of "C" or better.RequirementsThe applicant must provide documentation of at least 20 clock hours of observation, volunteer, or paid experience in one or more occupational therapy settings prior to the time of application. The applicant must independently locate volunteer settings. You will bring this if your are invited to interview. (Do not send to Enrollment Services, as that would delay your application.)The applicant must provide three professional references. At least one of these references must be from a supervisor (either an OTR or COTA) during your observation, volunteer, or work setting. Reference form is located on the website and instructions on how to send back the recommendation form is listed on the form.No letters will be accepted. (Do not send to Enrollment Services, as that would delay your application.)They do not require the GRE.

Selection ProcessOnce the application materials arrive eligible students will be invited to attend an on-campus interview in Galveston. During this time on campus, prospective students will have an individual interview with a faculty member, have a group interview with other prospective applications along with the admissions committee, and write an essay on a given topic. Also applicants will have the opportunity to visit with current students in the program.The admissions committee will meet after the last interviews are held for each section (early acceptance and other acceptance). Students are weighted equally on overall GPA, prerequisite GPA, 3 recommendation forms, individual interview, group interview, and written essay.Notification will be received by email. Please be sure to include a working email address in your application. If accepted into the MOT program proof of immunization record, proof of health insurance, and a background check will be required.

Step 1: APPLICATION Complete online applicationStep 2: TRANSCRIPTS from every college/university youve attendedStep 3: Observation or Volunteer Hours Bring this if invited to interviewStep 4: Professional Reference Forms Provide three professional recommendations with at least one from either an OT or COTA

University of Texas- El Pasohttp://chs.utep.edu/ot/Program InformationMOT in 2.5 yearsConcludes with two 12-week clinical rotations

How to ApplyAll applicants to the Master of Occupational Therapy Program must first apply to the UTEP graduate school for admission. Additionally, an application to the Master of Occupational Therapy Program must also be completed.The application deadline is January 10

PrerequisitesHuman Anatomy and Physiology I with lab- 4 hoursAnatomy & Physiology II- 4 hoursIntroduction to Psychology- 3 hoursHuman Development Across the Lifespan- 3 hoursAbnormal Psychology- 3 hoursStatistics- 3 hoursBehavioral Science elective (suggested course in psychology, sociology, anthropology or health promotion)- 3 hoursTechnical Writing or equivalent- 3 hoursMedical Terminology- 1 hour

Application to the program can be made before all prerequisites are completed, but all prerequisites must be completed by May of the year of admission

RequirementsAcceptance to the UTEP Graduate schoolGRE score within the past 5 yearsGrade transcripts of all academic coursework3.0 overall and prerequisite GPA (no minimum score is required)Completion of a bachelor's degreeCourse prerequisites 40 observation/volunteer hours with a licensed OTThree letters of recommendation

Selection ProcessFor final admission into the Master of Occupational Therapy Program, students will be required to interview with selected Occupational Therapy faculty members. Students will be notified in writing of the final admissions decision.The Master of Occupational Therapy Program will admit up to 24 students per yearTexas Tech http://www.ttuhsc.edu/sah/mot/How to ApplyTo be considered for admission, the applicant must complete and submit the online application and the required documentation: transcripts, verification of observation/ experience hours in occupational therapy setting, two recommendation letters, verification of required immunizations, verification of current CPR certification, and personal essay.Early acceptance: submit application by October 1stAll other applications must be submitted by December 15th The program starts in late May each year

PrerequisitesEnglish- 6 hoursStatistics- 3 hoursAnatomy and Physiology (with lab)- 6 to 8 hoursPhysics and/or Biomechanics and/or Kinesiology- 3 hoursIntroductory Psychology- 3 hoursAbnormal Psychology- 3 hoursIntroductory Sociology- 3 hoursDevelopmental Psychology (across the lifespan)- 3 hoursElectives- 58 to 60 hours

At time of application, no more than 9 hours of prerequisites can be in progress and at least two science prerequisites must be completed for file to be reviewed

RequirementsA Bachelor's Degree is not required to apply to our programA minimum of 90 semester hours, including the courses listed below, is required before starting the program.A grade of C or better is necessary in each required prerequisites. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a minimum science prerequisite GPA of 3.0 is required. For persons with an existing baccalaureate or graduate degree, a minimum cumulative GPA of a 3.0 is required for the last 90 semester hoursRequirementsVerification of a minimum 40 of hours of observation/experience in occupational therapy practice must be submitted as a part of the applicationTwo letters of recommendation are required. One letter must be completed by an occupational therapist. Letters should be completed by professionals who have observed you during any related volunteer or paid work, previous or present instructors and/or counselors, or previous or present employers.RequirementsA bachelors degree is not required to apply to the program.The GRE is not required.You must be CPR certified prior to enrollment in professional curriculum OR application deadline.Selection ProcessA Master of Occupational Therapy admissions committee will review all completed applications. Competitive applicants are interviewed via phone or onsite during the fall or spring semester.University of Texas- Pan Americanhttp://portal.utpa.edu/utpa_main/daa_home/hshs_home/ot_home/How to ApplyApply for admission to the Graduate School of UTPA before applying to the Occupational Therapy program at www.utpa.edu/gradschool/. This must be current.Apply to the OT program through the Centralized Application Service for Occupational Therapy Schools (OTCAS) online at http://www.otcas.org/. All required materials must be completed and submitted online by the February 1st application deadline. Complete FERPA Consent Form and submit to the Occupational Therapy DepartmentThe deadline fo

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