Master of Occupational Therapy

MOT Admissions

Master of Occupational Therapy

In the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program at Tennessee Wesleyan, you will gain the knowledge and skills to transform lives and make a significant impact in the day-to-day lives of individuals contending with a physical, developmental, social, or emotional challenges.

If you’re considering enrolling in Tennessee Wesleyan University’s Master of Occupational Therapy Program (MOT), we encourage you visit the Knoxville campus. While there you can meet our staff, learn more about the program, and discover all the program has to offer.

The MOT program utilizes the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS) to simplify the process for all applicants applying to our program. If you are ready to apply, please click the button below to start your application now. Please see admission requirements below.

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)

Volunteer Hours
40 documented hours in OT or related field

Letters of Recommendation
3 Letters of Recommendation submitted to OTCAS

A felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination and/or obtain licensure. Advice should be sought prior to application. All students shall be subject to a criminal background check in order to determine eligibility to enter the Master of Occupational Therapy Program.

TWU prepares students with the transformative experience and to be well-rounded leaders who make a positive impact on the world.

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