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Master of Occupational Therapy Admissions

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Master of Occupational Therapy

If you're considering enrolling in Tennessee Wesleyan University’s Master of Occupational Therapy Program (MOT), we encourage you to come for a campus visit. Meet our staff, learn more about the program, and discover all the campus has to offer.


If you're ready to apply, let us guide you through the admissions process, and help you navigate your many options for financial assistance.

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Requirements for MOT admissions

Degree Requirements
Conferred Bachelor’s Degree (from an accredited institution of higher education)


Course Requirements
Biology (3.0 credits)
Anatomy & Physiology I & II (8.0 credits)
Kinesiology (3.0 credits)
Epidemiology (3.0 credits)
Developmental Psychology (3.0 credits)
Abnormal Psychology (3.0 credits)
Introductory Sociology (3.0 credits) OR Introductory Anthropology (3.0)
Medical Terminology (3.0 credits)
Statistics (3.0 credits)

There are no advanced placement, credit for experiential learning or work experience requirements at this time. Transfer of previously completed OT-related coursework or credit into the MOT program are not accepted at this time.


GPA Requirement
3.0 or better (Overall GPA)


Testing Requirements
Graduate Record Examinations (GRE)
Tennessee Wesleyan's code is 4219.


Volunteer Hours
40 documented hours in OT or related field


Letters of Recommendation
3 Letters of Recommendation submitted to OTCAS


No Felony or substantial criminal background as per State Licensure Requirements; Signed Affidavit


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