Prerequisites for the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy


Anatomy and Physiology I and II (6-8 hours)
Statistics (3 hours) - May include most statistics courses
Abnormal Psychology (3 hours)
Medical Terminology (1-3 hours)
Life Span Development (3 hours) - May include Development across the Life Span, Human Growth & Development, Development Psychology, Life Span Psychology
General Psychology (3 hours)
General Sociology (3 hours)

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All Occupational Therapy course prerequisites other than Medical Terminology must be taken at an accredited school. Higher education accreditation is a type of quality assurance process under which services and operations of post-secondary educational institutions or programs are evaluated by an external body to determine if applicable standards are met. If standards are met, accredited status is granted by the agency. To verify if your course prerequisites are from an accredited school, visit






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