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Occupational Therapy School Requirements

Course Requirements for Selected Occupational Therapy Schools

The list of Hunter College Courses is meant as a catalogue of courses in selecting appropriate and corresponding courses to an allied health professions's school admissions requirements. This catalogue of courses is not meant to detail pre-requisites for admission to all health professions schools. Again, this catalogue of courses is listed to assist students in their course planning.

Course Pre-Requirements for each individual school are listed within the school's text box; students may refer to the individual school's requirements and compare to the corresponding Hunter College course.

disclaimer: This information is an overview and should in NO WAY substitute for personally reviewing requirements for each school.

Corresponding Science Courses for the
Health Professions at Hunter College:

  • BIOL 100 (spring and summer)—General Biology I (with Lab)
  • BIOL 102 (fall)—General Biology II (with Lab)
  • BIOL 120 (fall) and BIOL 122 (spring)—Anatomy and Physiology
  • BIOL 203 (spring)—Genetics (spring)
  • BIOL 230 (spring)—Microbiology (spring)
  • BIOL 270 (fall)—Intro to Neuroscience (fall)
  • BIOL 300 or CHEM 376—Biochemistry

  • CHEM 102—General Chemistry I Lecture
  • CHEM 104—General Chemistry II Lecture
  • CHEM 106—General Chemistry Lab I and II
  • CHEM 222—Organic Chemistry I Lecture
  • CHEM 223—Organic Chemistry I Lab
  • CHEM 224—Organic Chemistry II Lecture
  • CHEM 225—Organic Chemistry II Lab

  • PHYS 110—Genereal Physics I (with Lab)
  • PHYS 120—Genereal Physics II (with Lab)

  • MATH 150—Calculus I
  • MATH 155—Calculus II
  • STAT 213—Statistics

  • ENGL 110—English Composition I
  • ENGL 220—English Composition II (or any writing-intensive course)

Medical Terminology—no corresponding course at Hunter. You must ePermit the course.


Social Science Courses

  • ECO 100—Introduction to Economics
  • SOC 100—Introduction to Sociology
  • PSYCH 100—Introduction to Psychology—(or introduction to any of the behavioral sciences)
  • PSYCH 150—Developmental: The Development of the Life Span—(or introduction to any of the behavioral sciences)
  • Public Speaking—any course where you are required to give classroom presentations

Columbia University

Columbia University

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Admission Exam: GRE NOT required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • 1 Semester of Human Aanatomy (with Lab)
  • 1 Semester of Physiology (with Lab)
  • OR 1 Year of a Combined Anatomy and Physiology Course
  • 1 Science Course with a Lab (If your anatomy or physiology course has a lab, it will also cover this requirement)
  • A 3 Credit Course in Abnormal Psychology
  • A 3 Credit Course in Developmental Psychology OR Human Development (from Birth to Death)
  • 3 Credits in any other Psychology Course
  • A 3 Credit Course in English Composition
  • A 3 Credit Course in Introductory Statistics
  • A 3 Credit Course in the Social Sciences
  • A 3 Credit Course in the Humanities

Required Application:

Website: https://www.vagelos.columbia.edu/education/academic-programs/programs-occupational-therapy/master-science/admissions/admissions-requirements.


Hofstra University

Hofstra University

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Admission Exam: N/A

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • 3 Semester Hours of Abnormal Psychology
  • 3 Semester Hours of Developmental Psychology
  • 4 Semester Hours of Human Anatomy (with Lab)
  • 4 Semester Hours of Human Physiology (with Lab)
  • 3 Semester Hours of Social Behavioral Science Course

Recommended Coursework:

  • Elementary Statistics

Required Application:

  • Occupational Therapist Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)

Website: https://www.hofstra.edu/graduate/programs/health/occupational-therapy.html


Long Island University

Long Island University

Minimum GPA: N/A
Admission Exam: N/A

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • 8 Credits of Biology
  • 4 Credits of Anatomy & Physiology I
  • 4 Credits of Anatomy & Physiology II
  • 3 Credits of Statistics
  • 3 Credits of College Math
  • 3 Credits of General Psychology
  • 3 Credits of Developmental Psychology
  • 3 Credits of Abnormal Psychology
  • 3 Credits of Sociolgy/Anthropology
  • 6 Credits of English

Required Application:

  • Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)

Website: https://www.liu.edu/brooklyn/academics/school-of-health-professions/academic-programs/BS-MS-occupational-therapy


Mercy College

Mercy College

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Admission Exam: GRE NOT required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • 8 Credits of Anatomy & Physiology I & II
  • 3 Credits of Abnormal Psychology
  • 3 Credits of Developmental Psychology (Must cover the entire lifespan)
  • 3 Credits of Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences
  • 3 Credits of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Required Application:

  • N/A

Website: https://www.mercy.edu/academics/programs/occupational-therapy



New York Institute of Technology

New York Institute of Technology

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Admission Exam: GRE NOT required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • 1 Course in General Biology (with Lab)
  • 1 Course in General Chemistry (with Lab)
  • 1 Course in Human Physiology (with Lab) OR Anatomy & Physiology I (with Lab)
  • 1 Course in Human Anatomy (with Lab) OR Anatomy & Physiology II (with Lab)
  • 1 Course in General Psychology
  • 1 Course in Developmental or Child Psychology OR Human Development (from Birth to Death)
  • 1 Course in Abnormal Psychology
  • 1 Course in Statistics
  • 1 Course in Anthropology/Sociology

Required Application:

  • Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)

Website: https://www.nyit.edu/health_professions/occupational_therapy_otd_admissions


New York University

New York University

Minimum GPA: N/A
Admission Exam: GRE NOT Required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Behavioral Science
  • Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II (with Lab)
  • Elementary Statistics

Required Application:

  • NYU Steinhardt's Graduate Application

Website: https://steinhardt.nyu.edu/degree/ms-occupational-therapy-professional/how-apply


State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Minimum GPA: N/A
Admission Exam: GRE NOT Required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • 8 Credits of Anatomy & Physiology I & II (with Lab)
  • 4 Credits of General Biology 1 (with Lab)
  • 3-4 Credits of General Chemistry I (with Lab) OR Physiological Psychology OR Behavioral Neuroscience
  • 3 Credits of Statistics
  • 3 Credits of Sociology OR Anthropology
  • 3 Credits of General Psychology
  • 3 Credits of Abnormal Psychology
  • 3-6 Credits of Developmental/Life Span Psychology

Required Application:

  • SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University utilizes a central application system (AMP)

Website: https://www.downstate.edu/education-training/school-of-health-professions/admissions/occupational-therapy/requirements.html


Stony Brook University

Stony Brook University

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Admission Exam: GRE NOT required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • Anatomy & Physiology I & II OR 4 Credits of Biology (with Lab) & 4 Credits of Anatomy
  • 8 Credits of Biology (with Lab)
  • 4 Credits of Chemistry (with Lab)
  • 4 Credits of Physics (with Lab)
  • 3 Credits of Statistics
  • 9 Credits of Social & Behavioral Sciences
    Must Include:
    • 3 Credits of Introduction to Psychology
    • 3 Credits of Abnormal Psychology
    • 3 Credits of Introduction to Sociology OR Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • 6 Credits of Arts and Humanities
  • 3 Credits of English Composition

Recommended Coursework:

  • College-level Math
  • Developmental Psychology

Required Application:

  • Occupational Therapy Central Application System (OTCAS)

Website: https://healthprofessions.stonybrookmedicine.edu/programs/otp/admissions/requirements


Touro College

Touro College

Minimum GPA: 3.0
Admission Exam: GRE Required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • 8 Credits of Anatomy & Physiology (with Lab)
  • 4 Additional Credits for Science Majors (with Lab)
  • 3 Credits of Statistics
  • 3 Credits of General/Intro Psychology
  • 3 Credits of Developmental Psychology
  • 3 credits of Abnormal Psychology
  • 3 Credits of Sociology OR Cultural Anthropology
  • 6 credits of English or Communication with a writing Component

Recommended Coursework:

  • Chemistry (with Lab)
  • Physics (with Lab)
  • Biology (with Lab)

Required Application:

  • Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)

Website: https://shs.touro.edu/programs/occupational-therapy/admissions/


York College

York College

Minimum GPA: 2.9
Admission Exam: GRE NOT Required

Prerequisite Coursework:

  • Introduction to Statistics & Probability
  • Chemistry (with Lab)
  • Biology I & II (with Lab) OR Anatomy & Physiology I & II (with Lab)
  • Introductory Sociology
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Physics (with Lab)

Required Application:

Website: https://www.york.cuny.edu/produce-and-print/contents/bulletin/school-of-health-and-behavioral-sciences/occupational-therapy/occupational-therapy-ms#:~:text=Completion%20of%20all%20college%20and,any%20college%2Dlevel%20statistics%20course)


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