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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?  


Brian Martin, Student Experience Mentor at or

Ann Marie Potter, Occupational Therapy Program Director at or 610-625-7205.


Requires a completed OTCAS application or a completed Moravian application.

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 (Or 3 Evaluations if using OTCAS)
  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)

IELTS/TOEFL - Students who do not consider English to be their primary language are required to submit official scores of a recent IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) examination.  Minimum scores for each test can also be found below:

  • IELTS: 6.5 or higher
  • TOEFL Paper: 577 or higher
  • TOEFL Computer: 233 or higher
  • TOEFL Internet: 90 or higher


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 ( 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.