Occupational Therapy

Chatham University

24 months
23074 USD/year
23074 USD/year
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Chatham University is proud to offer the entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (ELOTD) program for students wishing to obtain this credential who hold a bachelor’s degree

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Why Chatham University?

An acknowledged leader in graduate education in the health sciences, Chatham has offered an accredited entry-level OT graduate degree for 25 years. The Occupational Therapy program boasts a 100% job placement rate within six months of graduation and an NBCOT pass rate of 99% within one year of graduation.

Focus on Leadership

Chatham’s entry-level OTD program provides students with opportunities to engage in a variety of leadership activities throughout the curriculum. They are assigned a leadership advisor, and take part in a leadership advising group. In addition, there are multiple opportunities to engage in advocacy and leadership roles throughout the program, including program committee positions to foster the development of professional service and leadership skills.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Human Anatomy
  • Laboratory: Human Anatomy
  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience Lab
  • Foundations of Occupation & Occupational Therapy
  • Intro to OT Assessment & Intervention Skills
  • Mental Health & Occupational Performance
  • Advanced Topics in Occupational Therapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


88 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It 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.
4 (analytical)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
58 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution or completion of undergraduate requirements for the Integrated Degree Program (IDP) prior to the beginning of classes.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions attended sent directly to OTCAS.
  • Overall combined GPA of 3.0 or better on a scale of 4.0 as calculated b

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23074 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11537 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    23074 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11537 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.


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