Occupational Therapy Schools in New Mexico


University of New Mexico

Occupational Therapy Program
Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine
MSC 09 5240, 1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001

Program Director: Betsy VanLeit, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA – program director; Heidi Sanders, M.A., OTR/L – admissions director
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 24
Phone: (505) 272-1753
Fax: (505) 272-3583
Email: hsanders@salud.unm.edu or OccupationalTherapy@salud.unm.edu
Website: http://hsc.unm.edu/som/ot/
Requirements: completed bachelor’s degree, minimum 3.0 GPA, complete all prerequisite courses with minimum B average, minimum 100 documented observation/volunteer hours in OT setting

Western New Mexico University

Master’s of Occupational Therapy Program
Allied Health
PO Box 680
Silver City, NM 88062-0680

Program Director: Elaine J. Struthers, PhD., OTR/L
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 20
Phone: (575) 574-5170
Fax: 575-638-6127 – admission’s office
Email: merritt.reed@wnmu.edu or strutherse@wnmu.edu
Website: www.wnmu.edu/academic/allied/ot/MOTWelcome.shtml
Requirements: must have an associate’s degree in OTA, bachelor’s degree from accredited university, successful passing of NBCOT exam, complete all prerequisites, complete admission application, minimum 3.0 GPA or you must take GRE and submit scores