Occupational Therapy Schools in New York

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Are you looking for the best Occupational Therapy Schools in New York? Then here we have the best Occupational Therapy Schools in New York [OT Schools in New York].

There are 20 accredited Occupational Therapy Schools in New York

Best Occupational Therapy Schools in New York

1. Columbia University

Columbia University offers 2 year Master of Science in Occupational Therapy and 3-year Dual Degree MS/MPH.

  1. Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level)
  2. Dual Degree MS/MPH
  3. Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Post-professional);

Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • 3 letters of recommendation;
  • CPR certification;
  • Applicants must have prior knowledge of, or experience in, occupational therapy through observation, work, or volunteer experience;
  • TOEFL score.

Prerequisites:

  • Human Anatomy;
  • Human Physiology;
  • A science course with a lab. This can be anatomy or any other science.
  • A course in physics (covering mechanical physics related to movement and/or principles of movement) while not required, is highly recommended.
  • General Psychology;
  • Abnormal Psychology;
  • Developmental Psychology;
  • Sociology or anthropology.
  • English composition.
  • Introductory statistics.
  • Literature, history, or philosophy.

Contact and Address:

Programs in Occupational Therapy
Neurological Institute, 8th Floor
710 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032-2603
Email- mh15@columbia.edu

2. D’Youville College

D’Youville College offers 3-year MSOT and 5-year BS/MS degree.

Application Deadline: applications must be complete and verified by OTCAS prior to November 30th, for fall semester start to be considered for admission.

Fee Structure

Occupational Therapy BS+MS Cost of Attendance [PDF]
Occupational Therapy MS Cost of Attendance [PDF]

Prerequisites:

  • General or Developmental Psychology (must cover life span development)
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Sociology or Social Anthropology
  • Applied Statistics
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • 2 letters of recommendation (1 academic & 1 professional).

Contact and Adress:


Occupational Therapy Department
One D’Youville Square
320 Porter Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14201-1084
Email- vallonet@dyc.edu

3. Dominican College

Dominican College offers MS Occupational Therapy and entry-level Master of Occupational Therapy degrees.

  • Class Size:39 students per year
  • OT Admission: Once a year (Fall).

Prerequisites:

  •  111 Dynamics of Oral Communication (not taken as an online course)
  • BI 223 Anatomy and Physiology I
  • BI 224 Anatomy and Physiology II
  • MA 225 Introduction to Statistics
  • PS 102 General Psychology II or equivalent
  • PS 113 and PS 114 Developmental Psychology I and II or 6-credit lifespan equivalent
  • PS 226 Abnormal Psychology
  • SO 111 Introduction to Sociology
  • BI 333 Neuroscience
  • PY 114 Topics in Physics or PY221 General Physics I

The following courses must be taken at Dominican College

  • HL 324 Clinical Anatomy
  • OT 521 Introduction to Occupational Therapy Practice #
  • OT 532 Kinesiology in Occupational Therapy Practice #

Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • 3 letters of recommendation (1 from an academic source, 1 from OT & 1 from other professionals );
  • A minimum of 40 hours of documented under observation with an Occupational Therapist in 2 or more practice settings.

Cost of Attendance (Annualized by Academic Year)

 2019-20202020-2021*2021-2022*
Tuition (27 credits per year)$26,055$26,840$27,650
Registration Fees$600$600$600
Books and Supplies**$1350$1500$1500
Total$28,005$28,940$29750

Based on a maximum 3% annual increase in tuition fee per year

  • ** Approximate cost as some textbooks are used in multiple courses
  • Miscellaneous fees
  • Graduation Fee:  $200
  • Replacement ID Card fee: $20
  • Student Liability Insurance: $40 per year
  • “Note: The tuition and fees set forth in this bulletin are necessarily subject to change without notice at any time.

Contact and Adress Details:

Occupational Therapy Program
470 Western Highway
Orangeburg, NY 10962-1299

4. Clarkson University School of Arts and Sciences

Clarkson University offers 27 month Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level).

Requirements:

  • A baccalaureate degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • 3 letters of recommendation (1 from academic source & 1 from OTR/L);
  • A  minimum of 40 hours of documented under observation with an Occupational Therapist or Occupational therapy assistant.

Prerequisites:

  • General Psychology, 3 credits
  • Abnormal Psychology, 3 credits
  • Developmental Psychology, 3 credits
  • Statistics, 3 credits
  • Biology (in addition to A&P), 3 credits
  • Human Anatomy, 3+ credits
  • Human Physiology, 3+ credits
  • English Composition/Critical Thinking, 6 credits
  • Social Sciences (Anthropology, Humanities, Philosophy, Sociology), 6 credits
  • Physics or Kinesiology, 3 credits
  • *Human Anatomy and Physiology may be taken in the following combinations only:
  • Human Anatomy (3 or more credits) + Human Physiology (3 or more credits) OR
  • Anatomy & Physiology I (3 or more credits) + Anatomy & Physiology II (3 or more credits)

Cost

Tuition 2018/2019  

The Occupational Therapy program tuition is based on a flat rate per semester. 

CategoryTuition/Fee*
Flat Fee Basis$15,441
Per term
Additional  Fees and Costs
Graduate facility usage fee$900
Additional Lab Fees$85
CU Mandatory Health Insurance **$2,125

Contact and Adress Details:

Occupational Therapy Program
8 Clarkson Avenue, Box 5883
Potsdam, NY 13699-5883
Email- vpriganc@clarkson.edu

5.York College, The City University of New York (CUNY)

York College offers 5.5 years BS/MS Occupational Therapy (combined – entry-level).

Prerequisites:

  • Biology;
  • Chemistry;
  • Math;
  • Physics;
  • Psychology;
  • Sociology.

Requirements:

  • Completion of a minimum of 60 college credits and application for matriculated student status at York College;
  • Completion and documentation of at least 50 hours of volunteer work in an Occupational Therapy setting;
  • Current resume;
  • A minimum overall grade point average of 2.9.

Address and Contact Details:

School of Health and Behavioral Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy
94-20 Guy R. Brewer Boulevard
Jamaica, NY 11451-9902
Email- ot@york.cuny.edu

6.University at Buffalo, State University of New York (SUNY Buffalo)

University at Buffalo offers 3 Occupational Therapy Degrees as below

  • BS/MS in Occupational Therapy
  • DPT
  • PhD in Rehabilitation Science
  • Medical Terminology

Prerequisites:

  • Fundamentals of Human Form and Function
  • Statistical Methods
  • College Physics
  • Social and Ethical Values in Medicine
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociology of Diversity
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Growth and Development

Requirements:

  • SAT or ACT score;
  • High School transcript;
  • 1 letter of recommendation from a high school teacher;
  • TOEFL score.

Contact and Adress Details:

Program in Occupational Therapy
515 Stockton Kimball Tower, 3435 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079
Email- venezia3@buffalo.edu

7.Touro College School of Health Sciences

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Official Scores
  • Volunteer Hours
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Personal Statement
  • CPR Certification
  • TOEFL or IELTS Examination (if applicable)

Prerequisites:

  • Biology (Biology I and II, or Anatomy & Physiology I and II)
  •  Chemistry or Physics, with labs
  • Psychology including: General Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and Growth and Development 
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • English Composition and/or English Literature
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • liberal arts and sciences

NEW PREREQUISITE COURSES FOR APPLICANTS ENTERING THE PROGRAM SPRING 2021 OR LATER ARE AS FOLLOWS:

  • 4 credits Anatomy and Physiology with lab, for science majors, taken within 5 years of program start date
  • 4 credits Chemistry or Physics with lab, for science majors, taken within 5 years of program start date
  • 3 credits Sociology or Cultural Anthropology
  • 6 credits English or Communication with a writing component
  • 3 credits Statistics (NOT Business Statistics)
  • 3 credits General Psychology or Introduction to Psychology
  • 3 credits Developmental Psychology/Human Development. Course(s) should address development across the lifespan and may be taken in 1 or more course.
  • 3 credits Abnormal Psychology
  • 31 additional credits in liberal arts and sciences (There is a cap of 12 credits per subject area, such as history, that can be counted toward the additional 31 credits of liberal arts and sciences.)

Students with previous occupational therapy experience or courses are not exempt from satisfying all admission requirements and completing all courses in the BS/MS degree program.

Fee Structure:

2019-2020 Full Time (FT) Tuition and Fees
 Academic Semester 1Academic Semester 2Academic YearTotal Cost of Program (3-yr FT program)
Full-time tuition per semester (12 or more credits)$15,535$15,535$31,070$96,035
Administrative fee (per semester)$100$100$200$600
Student activity fee (per year)$300 $300$900
Clinical rotation fee (per year)$300 $300$900
Technology fee (per semester)$100$100$100$300
Program Equipment Fee (incoming students only)$750 $750$750
Graduation fee (graduating students only)$200 $200$200
Total *   $99,685

*Illustration based on a 3% annual increase in tuition, however, annual increase and fees are subject to change.

2019-2020 Other-Tuition and Fees
Extended study program (per credit fee)$915
Per credit tuition (less than 12 credits, other than extended study)$1,405
Tuition deposit (non-refundable, applied to 1st-semester tuition)$1,000
Application fee $50
Late Registration Fee$50
Late payment fee (monthly, unless enrolled in a payment plan)$100.00
Returned Check Fee$40
Transcript Fee$10

Additional fees that may be charged. Fees may vary by academic year.

  • Annual personal expenses for books, travel to school and fieldwork assignments, housing, food, uniforms, supplies, required health insurance, and other items are not included, and will vary greatly from individual to individual.
  • Students preparing for graduation from the occupational therapy program should anticipate expenses up to $1,000 in order to cover such items as: graduation fee, licensure applications and fees and certification examination fees.

Contact and Address Details:

Bay Shore Campus

Occupational Therapy Department
Touro College School of Health Sciences
1700 Union Boulevard
Bay Shore, NY 11706

631-665-1600 ext. 6505
enrollhealth@touro.edu

Manhattan Campus

Occupational Therapy Department
Touro College School of Health Sciences
320 West 31st Street
New York, NY 10001

631-665-1600 ext. 6505
enrollhealth@touro.edu

8.Stony Brook University School of Health Technology and Management

Stony Brook University offers a 3 year Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level) program.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR);
  • Certification in Standard First Aid;
  • 40 hours of volunteer or work experience observing an occupational therapist in two different settings;
  • TOEFL score (for International candidate);
  • 3 Letters of recommendation (2 must be from OTR/L).

Application Process

STEP 1: Fill out your Occupational Therapy Centralized Application via OTCAS.

STEP 2: In the OTCAS application you will receive a link with directions to pay the OT Stony Brook supplemental application fee.

STEP 3: Pay the fee and you will receive an email containing a payment confirmation number.

STEP 4: Enter the confirmation number in the space provided in the application.

Please adhere to the OTCAS application submission dates for consideration for interviews.

Keep in mind that OTCAS application processing takes several weeks particularly during peak application periods (December and January).

Prerequisites:

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II (with lab);
  • Biology with lab;
  • Chemistry with lab;
  • Physics with lab;
  • English Composition;
  • Arts and Humanities (music/art/ literature etc);
  • General Psychology;
  • Abnormal psychology
  • Sociology or Anthropology;
  • Statistics.

Tuition Fee

Contact Us


Stony Brook Campus-
School of Health Technology and Management,
Occupational Therapy Program
Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8206
Email- ot_info@stonybrook.eduStony Brook at Southampton campus-Occupational Therapy Program
Division of Rehabilitation Sciences
239 Montauk Highway
Southampton, NY 11968-6700
Email: ot_info@stonybrook.edu
Phone: (631) 444-2363

9.State University of New York Downstate Medical Center School of Health-related professions

State University of New York Downstate offers 2.5 Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level) for 34 students per year.

Prerequisites:

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II (with lab);
  • General Biology 1 with lab;
  • General Chemistry 1 with lab or
    Physiological Psychology or
    Behavioural Neuroscience;
  • Sociology or Anthropology;
  • Abnormal Psychology;
  • General Psychology;
  • Statistics;
  • Developmental/Life Span Psychology (from Birth to Aging) OR Child Psychology & Adult Development OR Child Psychology & Psychology of Aging.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • A resume;
  • TOEFL score (for International candidate)
  • A personal statement;
  • 2 Letters of recommendation (online);
  • Volunteer experience in a clinical setting related to Occupational Therapy (not compulsory but recommended).
  • Proof of extracurricular activities during undergraduate college experience (not required but recommended).

Contact:

College of Health Related Professions
450 Clarkson Avenue, Box 81
Brooklyn, NY 11203-2098
Email- ot.chrp@downstate.edu

10.Sage Colleges School of Health Sciences

Sage College offers 27 months MSOT and 5 year BS/MS degree.

Requirements:

  • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended
  • A 1-2 page career goals essay
  • A completed Bachelors’ degree with a minimum GPA of 3.25;
  • 2 letters of reference;
  • A resume;
  • Documentation of 20 hours of volunteer work under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist.

Prerequisites:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I and II (with labs);
  • Physics I (with lab);
  • Introduction to Psychology (General Psychology);
  • Human Development (Lifespan Development);
  • Abnormal Psychology;
  • Statistics;
  • Sociology or Anthropology.

Contact and Adress:

Occupational Therapy Program
65 First Street
Troy, NY 12180-4115
Email- sageot@sage.edu

11.New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

New York University Steinhardt offers the following degrees:

  1. Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level)
  2. MS/OTD (two-tiered)
  3. OTD (post-professional)
  4. PhD. in OT.

MS, Occupational Therapy (Professional)

  • Degree Name: Occupational Therapy: Professional Program
  • Academic Plan Code: OTHR
  • Degree: MS
  • Credits: 69
  • Academic Load: Full-time only
  • Application Deadlines
    Spring: n/a
    Summer: n/a
    Fall: December 15
  • Program Information
  • Program Website | 212-998-5825
  • Start Date: Fall
  • Application Deadline: December 15
  • Application Fee: $75
Prerequisites:
  • Developmental Psychology (this course must cover the lifespan)
  • Abnormal Psychology (this course must cover the lifespan)
  • Behavioral Sciences (one additional course must be completed in either psychology, anthropology, or sociology).
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II (with dissection lab). 
    • These courses must have been completed within the previous ten years in a classroom setting. Online and hybrid courses will not be accepted.
  • Elementary Statistics

Two-Tiered MS/Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Up to 54 students are accepted 

  • Degree Name: Occupational Therapy (MS) and (OTD) – Two-Tiered Degree
  • Academic Plan Code: OTDD
  • Degree: MS/OTD
  • Credits: 90 (69 for the MS and 21 for the OTD)
  • Academic Load: Full-time only
  • Application Deadlines
    Spring: n/a
    Summer: n/a
    Fall: December 15
  • Program Information
    Program Website | 212-998-5825
Prerequisites:
  • Developmental Psychology (this course must cover the lifespan)
  • Abnormal Psychology (this course must cover the lifespan)
  • Behavioral Sciences (one additional course must be completed in either psychology, anthropology, or sociology)
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I & II (with dissection lab)
    • These courses must have been completed within the previous ten years in a classroom setting. Online and hybrid courses will not be accepted.
  • Elementary Statistics

MA, Occupational Therapy (Post-Professional)

  • Degree Name: Occupational Therapy (For Occupational Therapists Only) – Advanced OT
  • Academic Plan Code: OTTH
  • Degree: MA
  • Credits: 30
  • Academic Load: Full-time or part-time. Students have up to six years to complete the program.
  • Application Deadlines
    Spring: n/a
    Summer: n/a
    Fall: February 1
  • Program Information
  • Program Website | 212-998-5825

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD), Post-Professional Degree

This degree offers an online option.

  • Academic Plan Code: OTHS
  • Degree: OTD
  • Credits: 36
  • Application Deadlines (Campus Program)
    Spring: N/A
    Fall: March 15

PhD, Occupational Therapy

  • Academic Plan Code: OTHX
  • Degree: PhD
  • Credits: 52
  • Application Deadlines
    Fall: December 1

PhD, Rehabilitation Sciences

  • Academic Plan Code: RHSC
  • Degree: PHD
  • Credits: 48
  • Application Deadline
    Fall: December 1

Contact Details:

Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10003
Phone: 212-998-5825
Email: occupational.therapy@nyu.edu

12.New York Institute of Technology School of Health Professions

New York Institute of Technology offers 2.5 years MSOT and 5.5 Years BS/MS degree.

Deadlines

Regular admission: October 31 (2020 deadline extended to February 1, 2020)
Priority deadline: October 1

Contact

Occupational Therapy Department
New York Institute of Technology
Riland Center, Room 333
Northern Boulevard, PO Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY 11568
otprogram@nyit.edu

Requirements:

  • A completed Bachelors’ degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • Proof of 100 hours of volunteer work under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist.
  • An essay detailing the desire to pursue occupational therapy as a career.
  • Three professional letters of recommendation on letterhead (1 from OTR/L).
  • A personal interview (for those applicants who qualify).
  • An on-site essay on an assigned topic.

Prerequisites:

  • General Biology with Lab;
  • One course in General Chemistry with Lab;
  • One course in Human Physiology with Lab or Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab;
  • One course in Human Anatomy with Lab or Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab;
  • One course in General/Introductory Psychology;
  • One course in Developmental or Child Psychology;
  • One course in Abnormal Psychology;
  • One course in Statistics;
  • One course in either Anthropology or Sociology;
  • One recommended course in Scientific Writing.

13.Nazareth College School of Health and Human Services

Nazareth College offers 2 years BS/MS Occupational Therapy (combined – entry-level) degree.

Requirements:

  1. high school average of 85% or higher, or a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 3.0.
  2. Successful completion and demonstrated ability in the following high school courses with a grade of B or higher is recommended:
  3. Two years of math
  4. One year of biology with a lab
  5. A physics course.

Contact Details:

Occupational Therapy Program
4245 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618-3790
Email- ehebert4@naz.edu

14.Mercy College

Mercy College offers 60 credit two-year full-time weekend Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level) degree.

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • 2 references;
  • Describe OT;
  • Official transcripts.

General Prerequisites

  • Anatomy and Physiology I and II with a Lab including vertebrae dissection
  • Intro to Sociology, Anthropology or Cultural Diversity
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology Across Lifespan
  • Statistics Social/Behavioral Sciences or a statistics course.

Program Specific Prerequisites

  • Group Process Health Professionals;
  • Overview of OT Practice;
  • A Human Anatomy w/Cadaver Lecture
  • Pathology for Rehabilitation
  • Clinical Kinesiology/Applied Physics
  • Applied Neurosciences/Rehab Prof;
  • Standard Safety Precaution/Health Care Program;
  • Intro to Access and Reading Scholarly Literature;
  • Scientific Writing;
  • Intro to Occupational Therapy.

Contact:

Occupational Therapy Graduate Program
555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522-1134
Email- otprogram@mercy.edu

15.Long Island University

Long Island University offers 2+3 model (2-year for the completion of the pre-requisites and 3-year professional phase of the program) BS/MS Occupational Therapy (combined – entry-level).

Requirements:

  • Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0. A 3.0 minimum cumulative GPA also is preferred in the prerequisite science courses in order to be considered for an interview.
  • Science GPA is determined by looking at the grades for the four science courses that require. BIO 3, BIO 4, A & PI and A & P II.
  • A minimum high school average of 85 and a minimum combined SAT score of 1000 to apply as a Pre-Occupational Therapy candidate.
  • 3 letters of recommendations;
  • A personal statement;
  • A minimum of 50 hours of volunteer work with a licensed occupational therapist;
  • A Curriculum Vitae.

Prerequisites:

Biology (Bio 1 or 3, 2 or 4, General Biology 1 & 2)8 cr
Anatomy & Physiology I (BIO 137, A&P I)4 cr
Anatomy & Physiology II (BIO 138, A&P II)4 cr
Statistics3 cr
College Math (Math 16, Algebra or higher)3 cr
General Psy (Psy 3)3 cr
Developmental Psy (Psy 107)3 cr
Abnormal Psy (Psy 110)3 cr
English Composition (ENG 16)3 cr
English Literature (ENG 61-64)3 cr
History (HIS 1, 2)3 cr
Philosophy (Phil 61, 62)3 cr
Oral Communication (Spe 3)3 cr
Introduction to Sociology/Anthropology3 cr
Foreign Language3 cr
Art, Dance, Music, or Media Arts3 cr
Liberal Arts Credits

Address:

Holly Wasserman, EdD, OTR/L, CAPS
Program Director, Associate Professor Department of Occupational Therapy
Pratt Building, Room 225

718-780-4508
  holly.wasserman@liu.edu
  bkln-OT@liu.edu

16.Le Moyne College

Le Moyne offers 2 years Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level).

Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree;
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • At least 40 hours of clinical observation under the supervision of a licensed OT in multiple settings with different clients.
  • Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score in at least the 35th percentile.
  • INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: A score of at least 79 on the TOEFL or 6.5 on the IELTS in place of the MAT.

Prerequisites:

  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II;
  • Neuroscience or Brain and Behavior or cognition;
  • Cultural ideas and/or civilizations;
  • Abnormal Psychology;
  • Lifespan or human development;
  • Statistics;
  • Medical Terminology;
  • English composition or technical writing;
  • Humanities.

Cost of Attendance

Current CostMSOT Program 2019 Summer SemesterMSOT Program2019Fall SemesterMSOT Program 2020 Spring SemesterMSOT Program2020 Summer SemesterMSOT Program 2020Fall SemesterMSOT Program 2021Spring SemesterTotal Cost(2-yr program) 2019-2021
Tuition$15,025$15,025$15,025$15,475$15,475$15,475$91, 500
Student Fee$0$405$405$0$405$405$1,620
Books & Supplies$458$349$427$0$323$0$1,557
Loan Fees$164$167$168$163$167$163$992
Total$15,647$15,946$16,025$15,691$16,396$16,475$95,669

Illustration based on a 3% increase annually, however, fees are subject to change. According to FASFA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), cost of attendance is defined as the total amount of attending the program, which includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, transportation, loan fees as well as fees associated with distance education.

Contact:

School of Graduate and Professional Studies
Occupational Therapy Program
1419 Salt Springs Road
Syracuse, NY 13214
Email- marrda@lemoyne.edu

17.Keuka College

Keuka College offers 4+1 year combined BS/MS Occupational Degree for 65 students per year.

Requirements:

  • Complete General Education Requirements.
  • Complete one laboratory science course.
  • Complete one Integrated Studies course
  • Complete Major Requirements specific to each Academic Program
  • Complete one Field Period for each 30 Keuka College credits
  • Achieve a Major GPA of 3.00
  • Complete 60 Liberal Arts credits
  • Complete a minimum of 120 total credits
  • Achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.00

Contact and Address:

Division of Occupational Therapy
Keuka Park, NY 14478-0098
Email- steague@keuka.edu

18.Ithaca College

Ithaca College offers 5 years BS/MS Occupational Therapy (combined) and 2 years Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level) Degrees.

Requirements:

  • A completed Bachelors’ degree with a minimum GPA of 3.0;
  • Completed GRE Scores;
  • Two letters of recommendation; one recommendation from a Health Care Practitioner if possible.

Prerequisites:

  • General Biology;
  • Anatomy and Physiology;
  • General Psychology;
  • Developmental Psychology or Human Development Across the Life Span;
  • Abnormal Psychology;
  • Sociology or Anthropology;
  • Statistics;
  • Intro to Research Methods.

Contact and Address:

OT Department Office
321 Smiddy Hall
Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Fax: (607) 274-3055

ot@ithaca.edu(

19.Hofstra University

Hofstra University offers 2.5 years Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level) degree.

Prerequisites:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • developmental psychology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology or Exercise Physiology
  • Social behavioural science course 
  • Structural and Mechanical Kinesiology:

Requirements:

  1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or institution, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  2. Three (3) letters of recommendation.
  3. Personal essay application identifying areas of interest and reasons for seeking advanced training in occupational therapy.
  4. Transcript of prerequisite courses if not completed as part of a baccalaureate degree (see courses below).
  5. Documentation of observation of occupational therapy-related experience.
  6. Interviews may be requested of applicants.
  7. On-site essay.
  8. International students must take the TOEFL exam and pass with a minimum score of
    Internet-based test: 80
    Computer-based test: 213
    Paper-based test: 550

Address:

School of Health Professions and Human Services
220 Hofstra University, 101 Dome
Hempstead, NY 11549-0001
Email- sphrib@hofstra.edu

20.Utica College

Utica College offers 2 years Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (entry-level) and 5 years BS/MS Occupational Therapy (combined) degrees.

Requirements:

  • A completed Bachelors’ degree with a minimum GPA of 3.2;
  • A personal statement;
  • 2 letters of reference (1 from practising OT, and 1 from Professor);
  • Documentation of 25 hours of volunteer work under the supervision of a licensed occupational therapist in at least 2 different practise settings;
  • A physical health examination, completion of designated health requirements, and accident and health insurance;
  • CPR certification for adult/child/infant.

Prerequisites:

  • Anatomy and Physiology I & II (with lab);
  • Upper-level anatomy courses such as Gross Anatomy or Neuroanatomy;
  • General Psychology;
  • Statistics;
  • Research Methods;
  • Introduction to Sociology or Diversity;
  • Human Development;
  • Upper-level sociology or anthropology course exploring multi-cultural perspectives of health;
  • Abnormal psychology;
  • Biomechanics such as Kinesiology;
  • Medical conditions and terminology.

Contact:

School of Health Professions and Education
Occupational Therapy Program
1600 Burrstone Road
Utica, NY 13502-4892

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