Occupational Therapy

College of Health Sciences
OT students

Degree Options

On-Campus Degrees

  • B.S. in Occupational Science
  • M.S. in Occupational Therapy

Online Degrees

Who Would be Interested in Occupational Therapy?

  • Students who want opportunities for service learning and faculty/student research
  • Students with a future goal of being an Occupational Therapist with a strong foundational knowledge in occupation and occupation based practice
  • Students interested in rural practice

Why Occupational Therapy?

  • Nationally ranked by US News and World Report
  • Educational continuum from baccalaureate to doctoral degrees
  • Opportunity to learn from a large faculty with diverse background

What Are the Requirements to be Admitted to the Program?

B.S. in Occupational Science

  • PSY 200
  • BIO 171 & 301
  • STA 215
  • HSA200
  • GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Health Science Reasoning Test

M.S. in Occupational Therapy

  • PSY 308
  • BIO 171 & 301
  • STA 215
  • G.P.A. 3.0 or higher
  • Health Science Reasoning Test
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation

Where Are Recent Graduates Employed?

  • Hospital of the King's Daughters, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Neuro Restorative, Georgetown, KY
  • Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital, Florence, KY
  • Cardinal Hill, Lexington, KY

How Do I Get More Information?

On-Campus Program Information


Online Program Information

Contact Katherine Collins, Online Enrollment Advisor

Are There Scholarship Opportunities?

Yes, the Department has several scholarships at the undergraduate and graduate levels.