Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)
Admission Policies & Financial Information
The minimum requirements for admission to the MSOT program are as follows:
- An undergraduate degree with overall undergraduate grade point average of 3.0
- Official transcripts from every college attended whether or not the applicant graduated from that school.
- Volunteer experience in a variety of occupational therapy clinical settings with a minimum of 40 documented hours or a disability related work/volunteer experience with the proper documentation
- Students are required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) and official GRE scores must be submitted to Milligan College. A strong verbal and quantitative score is recommended.
- TOEFL score of at least 550 (international students)
- Two completed reference forms from persons who have adequate knowledge of the applicant’s Christian commitment, character, and professional qualities of potential for success as a graduate student
- A completed baccalaureate degree that includes the following prerequisite courses:
All application pieces should be submitted to OT CAS through the website https://portal.otcas.org/. Applicants are responsible for all fees. For questions about OT CAS, applicants can call 617-612-2860 or e-mail email@example.com. Prospective students meeting the admission criteria will be invited to an interview day in the spring. Final selection of students will be made by the MSOT admissions committee.
Milligan College undergraduate students applying for early acceptance will need to fill out a hard copy application available in the MSOT office. The Early Acceptance Program (EAP) applications should be submitted directly to the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies.
Admission is competitive and is made on an individual basis by the MSOT admissions committee and is based, in part, on the student’s potential for success in the program.
Provisional status is designated for a maximum of two semesters. Students who do not meet the objectives set forth in their provisional standing will be placed on probationary status and given one semester for resolution of the provisional objectives.
Students who have been provisionally admitted due to low GPA (GPA below 3.0) must achieve a 3.0 or better cumulative GPA during the first two semesters in the program. Provisional students who achieve this level of performance will be awarded full standing in the program.
Students who have been provisionally admitted due to course deficiency must successfully complete (3.0 or better grade for each course) those courses by the end of the second semester of the program. Students are strongly encouraged to complete all prerequisite course work prior to starting the academic program. Admittance to the program due to incomplete prerequisite courses is not guaranteed and is considered to be an exception to accepted program policy.
Tuition and Fees
|Application fee (non-refundable)||$30|
|Tuition per semester hour||$650|
|Lifetime academic records fee
(added to charges for first semester)
|Technology access fee (per semester)||$225|
For information regarding financial aid, please refer to the financial aid section of the catalog.