Occupational Therapy Schools in Massachusetts


American International College

Division of Occupational Therapy

1000 State Street

Springfield, MA 01109-3189

 

Program Director: Cathy Dow-Royer, Ed.D., OTR/L

Status: Accreditation

ACOTE: Yes

Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree

Avg. Class Size: 10

Phone: (413) 205-3320 or (413) 205-3262

Fax: 413-205-3051

Email: cathy.dow-royer@aic.edu

Website: www.aic.edu/academics/hs/occupational_therapy

Requirements: minimum 2.87 GPA, submit all official transcripts, submit GRE scores (not required but highly recommended), complete admission application, 2 letters of reference, complete all prerequisite courses, submit volunteer/observation hours in OT setting, submit personal statement on why you want to be in profession of occupational therapy, submit a Manitous (PPD Tuberculin Skin Test), submit immunization records, submit SAT scores if applicable

 

Bay Path College

Occupational Therapy Program

588 Longmeadow Street

Longmeadow, MA 01106-2212

 

Program Director: Lori Vaughn, OTD, OTR/L

Status: Accreditation

ACOTE: Yes

Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree

Avg. Class Size: 5-10

Phone: (413) 565-1331

Fax: 413-565-1108 – registrar’s office

Email: OT@baypath.edu or lvaughn@baypath.edu

Undergraduate Website:

www.baypath.edu/UndergraduateExperience/Majors/OccupationalTherapy.aspx

Graduate Website: http://graduate.baypath.edu/en/Graduate-Programs/Programs-On-Campus/MS-Programs/Master-of-Occupational-Therapy

Requirements: complete admission application, complete original essay on “Why is this graduate degree important to my career goals and to me personally?”, submit a current resume, 2 letters of recommendation, submit official transcripts, preferred minimum 3.0 GPA, complete bachelor’s degree, submit GRE scores, complete prerequisite courses with minimum 3.0 GPA

 

Boston University, College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences (Sargent College)

Department of Occupational Therapy

635 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston, MA 02215-1605

 

Program Director: Wendy Coster, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Status: Accreditation

ACOTE: Yes

Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree

Avg. Class Size: 20 or less

Phone: (617) 353-2729

Fax: 617-353-2926

Email: ot@bu.edu or wjcoster@bu.edu

MSOT Website: www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/occupational-therapy/msot

BS/MSOT Website: www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/occupational-therapy/bsmsot

Requirements: complete admission application, official transcripts, submit GRE scores, 3 letters of reference, 2 separate essays on a. what strengths do you bring that will contribute to the learning environment of our program and to your effectiveness as an occupational therapy practitioner? Or b. Describe a personally meaningful occupation and how your participation in that occupation has influenced your understanding of occupational therapy, complete minimum 6 prerequisite courses

 

Salem State University

Occupational Therapy Program

352 Lafayette Street

Salem, MA 01970-5353

 

Program Director: Jeanne Corcoran

Status: Accreditation

ACOTE: Yes

Completion: Combined bachelor/master’s degree

Avg. Class Size: 15

Phone: (978) 542-6693

Fax: 978.542.6300 – registrar’s office

Email: jcorcoran1@salemstate.edu

Website: www.salemstate.edu/oct

Requirements: submit all official transcripts, send in copy of current OTA license, send in letter of recommendation from current employer, complete admission application

 

Springfield College

Occupational Therapy Department

263 Alden Street

Springfield, MA 01109-3797

 

Program Director: Katherine M. Post

Status: Accreditation

ACOTE: Yes

Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree (5-yr program)

Avg. Class Size: 35-40

Phone: (413) 748-3581

Fax: (413)-748-3694

Email: graduate@spfldcol.edu and admissions@spfldcol.edu or kpost@springfieldcollege.edu

Website: www.springfieldcollege.edu/ot

Requirements: bachelor’s degree, minimum 2.5 GPA, submit all official transcripts

 

Tufts University-Boston School of Occupational Therapy

Department of Occupational Therapy

26 Winthrop Street

Medford, MA 02155-7084

 

Program Director: Linda Tickle-Degnen, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA

Status: Accreditation

ACOTE: Yes

Completion: Master’s degree

Avg. Class Size: 30-35

Phone: (617) 627-5720

Fax: (617) 627-3722

Email: BSOT@tufts.edu

Website: http://ase.tufts.edu/bsot/

Requirements: Complete all 5 prerequisite courses, submit GRE scores, 3 letters of reference, send in all official transcripts, personal statement about interest in field and contributions in field through volunteer hours, internships, etc., complete admission application

 

Worcester State University

Occupational Therapy Department

486 Chandler Street

Worcester, MA 01602-2597

 

Program Director: Margaret D. Hart, Professor, Ph.D., OTR/L

Status: Accreditation

ACOTE: Yes

Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree

Avg. Class Size: 17

Phone: (508) 929-8624

Fax: (508) 929-8178

Email: OT@worcester.edu or Margaret.Hart@worcester.edu

Website: http://worcester.edu/Academics/Shared%20Documents/Departments/occupationaltherapy.aspx

Requirements: bachelor’s degree plus GPA score, 2 letters of recommendation, submit GRE, MAT, or GMAT scores, submit official transcripts, complete admission application