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Occupational Therapy, Master

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #401 (ARWU) , WV,
The West Virginia University Division of Occupational Therapy provides education to students as well as professionals to achieve its’ mission of improving the health of people in West Virginia and beyond. 

About

The Division of Occupational Therapy in the School of Medicine at West Virginia University prides itself on providing a rigorous, diverse, challenging, and comprehensive education to both student occupational therapists and occupational therapy professionals.

Learning outcomes

The program offers a 3-year undergraduate/graduate Masters in Occupational Therapy program. This type of program is also known as a 2 + 3. Students typically complete 2 years of pre-requisite courses and then apply to the program.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Health Care Issues in Occupational Therapy
  • Management for Occupational Therapy Practice
  • Occupational Therapy in Pediatrics
  • Occupational Therapy in the Work Environment
  • Education in Occupational Therapy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
    30 credits/year
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • 2 Letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24840 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12420 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    8820 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4410 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Morgantown

  • 775 - 1290 USD/month
    Living Costs

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