Occupational Therapy, M.A. | St. Catherine University | Minneapolis, United States
36 months
1132 USD/credit 33960 USD/year
1132 USD/credit 33960 USD/year
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Our nationally-ranked Occupational Therapy program at St. Catherine University combines science with the liberal arts to prepare you for a rewarding occupational therapy career.


Recognized as scholars and leaders in occupational therapy education for over 75 years, St. Catherine University provides the Master of Arts in Occupational Therapy (MAOT) program as one of two pathways to an entry level degree in occupational therapy. In addition, our network of occupational therapy alumni and former university leaders includes three AOTA past presidents.


  • The graduate OT occupation-based curriculum is interwoven with the University's liberal arts education, and provides you with a foundation in four major populations and practice areas, pediatrics, geriatrics, mental health, and rehabilitation.


The MAOT program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Human Occupation 
  • Mental and Behavioral Health 
  • Mental and Behavioral Health: The OT Process 
  • Children, Adolescents, and Families 
  • Children, Adolescents, and Families: The OT Process 
  • Neuroscience 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


90 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed bachelor’s or graduate degree from an institution that is accredited by one of the regional accrediting organizations (e.g. Higher Learning Commission), or an approved dual-degree plan for completing the bachelor's degree during the MAOT program.
  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale. Applicants with a cumulative GPA of 3.0-3.19 who also have a prerequisite GPA of 3.2 or higher may petition to be considered for the graduate program by completing the optional Petition question in OTCAS. St. Catherine University follows the OTCAS method of calculating GPA.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    33960 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1132 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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