Occupational Therapy Schools in Michigan


Baker College Center for Graduate Studies

Master of Occupational Therapy Program
1116 West Bristol Road
Flint, MI 48507-5508
Program Director: Jo Anne Crain, Ph.D., OTR
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: Limited
Phone: (810) 766-4298
Fax: N/A
Email: joanne.crain@baker.edu
Website: www.baker.edu/programs/detail/master-of-occupational-therapy-mot/
Requirements: submit all official transcripts, complete admission application, apply, get accepted into, and complete the Pre-Occupational Therapy program at Baker College of Flint

Eastern Michigan University

Occupational Therapy Program
School of Health Sciences
Marshall Building, Room 353
Ypsilanti, MI 48197-2239
Program Director: Andrea Weid MPA, OTRL
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 15-30
Phone: (734) 487-3398
Fax: (734) 487-8536
Email: ot_intent_advising@emich.edu or aweid@emich.edu
Website: www.emich.edu/hs/OTindex.html
Requirements: attend group information session, attend personal interview with advisor of program, complete admission application, complete prerequisite courses, submit portfolio that must include grades for prerequisite courses taken (minimum 2.75 GPA required), the results of GRE exam, an academic reference, minimum 100 volunteer/observation hours, a reflective writing essay, all official transcripts (sealed), a table of contents and identification page which should include your name, address, phone, EMU student number (if applicable), email, and the date you submitted the portfolio

Grand Valley State University

Occupational Therapy Program
Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences
301 Michigan Street, NE, Suite 212
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3314
Program Director: Cynthia Grapczynski, Ed.D., M.S., OTR
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 27
Phone: (616) 331-5700
Fax: 616-331-5654
Email: siscow@gvsu.edu or zwartda@gvsu.edu or grapczyc@gvsu.edu
Website: www.gvsu.edu/ot/
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, an interview and onsite writing sample, minimum 50 documented volunteer hours in OT setting, complete Achievement Summary Form, complete admission application

Saginaw Valley State University

Occupational Therapy Program
Health and Human Services 248
7400 Bay Road
University Center, MI 48710-0001
Program Director: Ellen Herlache
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 25-40
Phone: (989) 964-2187
Fax: (989) 964-2788
Email: echerlac@svsu.edu
Website: www.svsu.edu/graduateprograms/graduate-programs/msot.html
Requirements: bachelor’s degree, submit all official transcripts, complete admission application, minimum 3.0 GPA, complete all prerequisite courses, minimum 60 volunteer/observation hours, background check – included in application packet

Wayne State University

Occupational Therapy Program
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
259 Mack Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202-3489
Program Director: Doreen Head
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: N/A
Phone: (313) 577-1435
Fax: (313)577-5589
Email: ae9765@wayne.edu or ad9049@wayne.edu or ad8560@wayne.edu
Website: www.cphs.wayne.edu/ot/
Requirements: completed application, submit all official transcripts including bachelor degree, personal resume with community or vocational activities, honors, employment, extracurricular and volunteer activities, minimum 20 volunteer/observation hours, 2 professional letters of recommendation, group interview (if qualified)

Western Michigan University

Department of Occupational Therapy
College of Health and Human Services
1903 W. Michigan Avenue, Mail Stop 5333
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5333
Program Director: Shannon Penny
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 75
Phone: (269) 387-7260
Fax: (269) 387-7262
Email: shannon.penny@wmich.edu
Website: www.wmich.edu/hhs/ot
Requirements: submit GRE scores, complete online application through department, 3 letters of recommendation, submit all official transcripts

Western Michigan University, Grand Rapids Campus

Department of Occupational Therapy
200 Ionia Avenue, SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Program Director: Shannon Penny
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 75
Phone: (269) 387-7260
Fax: (616) 771-4200
Email: shannon.penny@wmich.edu
Website: www.wmich.edu/grandrapids/program/18-Occupational_Therapy_MS.html
Requirements: submit GRE scores, complete online application through department, 3 letters of recommendation, submit all official transcripts