Admission Requirements: Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences - Pre-Occupational Therapy

July 01, 2022
August 22, 2022
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Our Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences – Pre-Occupational Therapy program prepares students for OTA career advancement or further graduate study to become an occupational therapist. This online degree program provides the baseline of knowledge and technical skill required to enroll in an occupational therapy graduate program with confidence. Upon completion, many University of Cincinnati students will go on to pursue a master’s or doctorate in occupational therapy.


To enroll in the program, students must have:

  • an occupational therapy assistant associate degree from an ACOTE-accredited program
  • held state licensure to practice as an OT Assistant (OTA)
  • a minimum GPA of 2.5

Waived Application Fee Fall Semester 2022


Complete the University of Cincinnati Online admission application and pay $50 application fee

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You must request official transcripts from all colleges/universities that you have attended. Transcripts must bear the original signature of the authorized official with the seal of each institution. Requested transcripts should be sent directly to the following address.

University of Cincinnati Office of Admissions
PO Box 210091
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

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