The following admission criteria are required of all applicants and will be used to determine acceptance to the program:
PLEASE NOTE: A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination, attain state licensure, or obtain employment as an Occupational Therapist. It may also affect your assignment to clinical learning facilities for completion of the program. A criminal background check will be required at the time of application.
A new class is admitted to the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy - Entry Level program each summer.
Prospective students who have completed the above requirements must submit an application for graduate admission by Jan. 16 to:
Office of Graduate Admissions
Saginaw Valley State University
160 Wickes Hall
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710-0001 USA
(989) 964-2788 FAX
Admission to SVSU is required for, but does not guarantee, acceptance into the program.
Those interested in the MSOT Entry Level program, but who have not completed all general education, prerequisite undergraduate courses, or who hold a Bachelor degree in a field other than occupational therapy, should contact the Office of Admissions (989) 964-4200 for undergraduate application materials and credit evaluation.