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Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy

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O.T.D. Admission

To be considered for admission to the O.T.D. program, an applicant must have a master’s degree from an accredited entry-level occupational therapy program. Students with an entry-level bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy must contact the department for information about prerequisite course work before applying to this program. All applicants also must provide documentation of current state license to practice occupational therapy or NBCOT registration as an occupational therapist.

A background check is required during the admission process; it may affect the student's eligibility to enter the program.

International students or those for whom English is a second language must meet minimum English proficiency requirements. International students may have additional requirements for visa, residency, and citizenship status. Students should contact the KUMC Office of International Programs for guidance regarding these issues during the application process.

Prospective students should review the program requirements, including prerequisite course work, and complete list of application requirements on the department's website.

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