Simons, Dr. Dianne
Director, Entry-level Occupational Therapy Program
Occupational Therapy, Master of Science in (M.S.O.T.)
Dec 1 (Applications accepted between Aug 2 and Dec 1 by OTCAS.)
The VCU Graduate School application, $50 application fee and an official copy of Graduate Record Exam scores from Educational Testing Service.
For more information about the M.S.O.T. program, please see the Department of Occupational Therapy website at www.sahp.vcu.edu/occu/programs/entry.
The Department of Occupational Therapy offers a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, a graduate educational program designed to prepare students for entry into the profession of occupational therapy. This program may be completed in seven consecutive semesters. Applications will be accepted from students who have completed at least three years of bachelor’s degree course work (90 semester credits), however students are advised to complete a four-year curriculum leading to a B.S. or B.A. degree. The program includes academic courses, research activities and a minimum of 24 weeks of full-time fieldwork.
The professional master’s degree program to become an occupational therapist is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education, 4720 Montgomery Lane, P.O. Box 31220, Bethesda, MD 20824-1220; telephone (301) 652-2682.