Pre-Occupational Therapy
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Pre-Occupational Therapy


Preparation for Occupational Therapy School 

What should I major in if I want to go to occupational therapy school?   With your advisor’s assistance you can design a program that meets the requirements to enter occupational therapy school.  Students who have developed excellent writing and speaking skills, possess analytic and synthetic thinking ability, are life-long learners who are enthusiastic, and understand the interpersonal aspects of medicine are they type of students most occupational therapy schools seek.   Your major does not determine your success in being accepted to occupational therapy school.

Important Information

Undergraduate Preparation

The “pre-occupational therapy” checklist is a beginning point for students.  There are certain criteria that must be fulfilled for admittance to occupational therapy school.  You and your academic advisor will need to examine your interests, your academic record and the requirements to determine the best academic path for you.

Early in your academic career you will need to research some of the schools that offer occupational therapy training to insure you will meet all their criteria for admission.  Some basic factors common to all professional schools include:

Links to Occupational Therapy Programs in Tennessee

Links to Occupation Therapy Programs in Kentucky

Links to other Occupational Therapy Programs in the Area