Students can meet the academic requirements for admission consideration to the University of Cincinnati MOT degree through one of the following paths:
- Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA to MOT) Pathway.
This pathway is for occupational therapy assistants (COTA’s) holding current state licensure to practice occupational therapy. This pathway is limited to OTA’s who have passed the NBCOT exam to for the occupational therapy assistant and who successfully complete the University of Cincinnati Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences Degree [Behavior and Occupation Studies – Distance Learning (HLSC-BO-DL)]. Applicants can be in the process of completing the HLSC-BO-DL degree when applying to the MOT program but must complete all undergraduate degree requirements before beginning the MOT program.
- Standard Admissions Pathway (SAP)
This pathway is for students who have graduated or are about to graduate with an undergraduate degree.
- Junior Early Admission Pathway (JEAP) – beginning for 2019 admissions
This pathway is for UC CAHS students majoring in Health Sciences (Behavior and Occupation Studies). These students will apply to the MOT program when they reach the junior level of their undergraduate studies.
- High School Early Admission Pathway (HEAP)
This pathway is for qualified high school seniors interested in pursuing a UC undergraduate degree in Health Sciences (Behavior and Occupation Studies) in the College of Allied Health Sciences and then continuing to pursue an MOT degree.
Applications materials will be available summer of 2017.
Students applying to the MOT program must meet the following requirements in order to be considered for admission:
- Completion of the UC MOT Application Packet, portfolio, and UC Graduate School applications. Students may be required to participate in a pre-admission interview.
Prerequisite Coursework List with UC Equivalents. For students apply outside of UC, please see UC's Transfer Credit Information.