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Rehabilitation Sciences

Occupational Therapy


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Classes begin June 2019*

Want to join the first cohort of our Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Program? To speak with Ann Marie Potter, Occupational Therapy Program Director, email pottera@moravian.edu or call 610-625-7205.

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Admission Requirements

  1. Minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0
  2. Minimum pre-requisite GPA of 3.0 
  3. Official Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Scores
    (school code: 2418 0618)
  4. Two letters of recommendation
  5. Written personal statement
  6. Interview
  7. Grade of C or higher in the following pre-requisites:
    • Statistics (3 credits)
    • Introduction to Sociology or Anthropology (3 credits)
    • Developmental/Lifespan Psychology (3 credits)
    • Abnormal Psychology (3 credits)
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II (6-8 credits)

Accreditation

The entry-level occupational therapy master’s degree program has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE (www.acoteonline.org) may be contacted at (301) 652-AOTA. The program must be granted full Accreditation Status (expected Spring 2021) before its graduates will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).

Becoming An Occupational Therapist

Upon graduating from the Moravian College Occupational Therapy program (pending accreditation), individuals will be eligible to sit for the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) exam. Once the exam is passed, individuals are credentialed as an Registered Occupational Therapist (OTR/L). All states require occupational therapy licensure which is dependent on passing results on the NBCOT exam. Note: A record of felony conviction may prevent the ability to sit for the NBCOT and/or obtain state licensure.

CURRENT STATUS: The Moravian College Occupational Therapy Program has submitted a self-study to establish this program with  ACOTE and anticipate a favorable candidacy application review which will allow us to admit students as early as December 2018. As a developing program, graduation rates, program graduates, and National Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) exam outcome data are not available at this time. 

*Pending favorable candidacy review.