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Springfield, MA 01119
Doctor of Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy is a growing and evolving field. With a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree from Western New England University, you can become a practitioner and a transformative leader. Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants help people across the lifespan participate in the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of everyday activities (occupations). Western New England University offers an Entry-level Graduate Degree program, meaning that students do not need to earn a master’s degree before applying (a bachelor’s degree is among program requirements). It also means that graduates of this program will be prepared to immediately take on positions of leadership in the field.
A baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education
The GRE is not required for admission, however, GRE scores for testing that occurred within the last five years will be considered in admission decisions if submitted.
A cumulative GPA of 3.0, for courses completed within 5 years of applying, with no grade below a “C,” will be required for the following prerequisite courses (25 credits):
In State Tuition (per year): Same for instate and outstate
Classification: Master's College or University I
Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants may apply by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FASFA code (002226)
Locale: Midsize City
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