Occupational Therapy Schools in Missouri


Maryville University

Occupational Therapy Program
650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141

Program Director: Paula Bohr
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree – 5-yr program; bachelor degree is not required
Avg. Class Size: 20
Phone: (314) 529-9515
Fax: 314-529-9927
Email: pbohr@maryville.edu
Website: www.maryville.edu/academics-hp-occtherapy.htm
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA, ACT composite score of at least 21 or SAT-I combined score of 990, submit completed application for admission, submit official transcripts, a resume that includes a list of references with contact information, and a personal interview, a written essay and an interactive group activity if invited to continue admissions process

Rockhurst University

Occupational Therapy Program
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
1100 Rockhurst Road
Kansas City, MO 64110-2561

Program Director: Kris Vacek, O.T.D., O.T.R./L., C.L.T.
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: N/A
Phone: (816) 501-4097 or (816) 501-4059
Fax: 816-501-4588 – financial aid office
Email: graduate.admissions@rockhurst.edu or occupational.therapy@rockhurst.edu or kris.vacek@rockhurst.edu
Website: www.rockhurst.edu/ot/
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA, completion of all prerequisites, 3 professional references, personal essay, completion of 2 observation forms with 16 total hours, complete online application, participate in personal interview

Saint Louis University

Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
Doisy College of Health Sciences
3437 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO 63104-1111

Program Director: Karen F. Barney, Ph.D., OTR/L, FAOTA
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 22
Phone: (314) 977-8514
Fax: 314-977-5414
Email: ot@slu.edu
Website: www.slu.edu/x2400.xml
Requirements: complete online admission application, 3 Personal Potential Index (PPI) evaluations, submit all official transcripts

University of Missouri

Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Health Professions
406 Lewis Hall
Columbia, MO 65211-4240

Program Director: Diane L. Smith, Ph.D.
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 30
Phone: (573) 882-3988
Fax: (573) 884-2610
Email: muot@health.missouri.edu
Website: http://shp.missouri.edu/ot/
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA, complete all prerequisite courses, complete admission application, minimum 30 observation hours in OT setting, minimum 20 volunteer hours required, if accepted attend onsite interview

Washington University

Program in Occupational Therapy
School of Medicine
4444 Forest Park Avenue, Campus Box 8505
St. Louis, MO 63108

Program Director: Carolyn M. Baum, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree or doctoral degree
Avg. Class Size: N/A
Phone: (314) 286-1600
Fax: 314-286-1610
Email: WUOTinfo@wustl.edu
Website: www.ot.wustl.edu
Requirements: complete admission application, submit GRE scores, submit official transcripts, 3 letters of reference, minimum 30 hours of observation/volunteer hours – not required to complete in OT setting