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Occupational Therapy, Professional-Entry Level, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, NY,
This professional entry-level master's program is designed for individuals who have received a bachelor’s degree in another area of study and are interested in pursuing a career in occupational therapy. 

About

The program duration is just over 2 years, consists of 92 credits, and will prepare students to sit for the national certification examination.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Functional Human Anatomy
  • Occupational Therapy Theory
  • Neuroscience
  • Kinesiology
  • Psychiatry in Occupational Therapy
  • Applied Interventions in Occupational Therapy
  • Group Process in Occupational Therapy
  • Concepts in Adult Occupational Therapy

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    100 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

  • This programme accepts GRE® scores. However, it does not provide a recommended score range.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

The professional entry-level track is designed for students who have earned a bachelor's degree in another area of study and are interested in pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    43978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43978 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    43978 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43978 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Ithaca

  • 1128 - 2460 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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