Occupational Therapy Schools in Tennessee


Belmont University

School of Occupational Therapy
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212-3757

Program Director: Dr. Scott McPhee, MS, MPA, DrPH, CPAM, OTR/L, FAOTA
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Doctoral degree
Avg. Class Size: 25-30
Phone: (615) 460-6798
Fax: 615-460-5434
Email: otd@mail.belmont.edu
Website: http://www.belmont.edu/OT/otd/index.html
Requirements: complete application using OTCAS system, bachelor’s degree, submit all official transcripts, two letters of reference, minimum 50 observation hours in OT setting, if accepted attend an interview onsite, complete all prerequisite courses, minimum 3.0 GPA, submit GRE scores, personal essay,

Milligan College

Occupational Therapy Program
P.O. Box 130
Milligan College, TN 37682

Program Director: Jeff Snodgrass, PhD, MPH, OTR/L
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 10-15
Phone: (423) 975-8010
Fax: 423-461-8789
Email: msot@milligan.edu
Website: www.milligan.edu/msot/
Requirements: bachelor’s degree, completion of all prerequisite courses, submit online application through OTCAS, minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum 40 documented hours in OT setting, 2 letters of reference

Tennessee State University

Occupational Therapy Department
College of Health Sciences
3500 John Merritt Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37209-1561

Program Director: Larry Snyder, Ph.D., OTR/L
Status: Probationary Accreditation (effective August 2, 2012)
ACOTE: Contact program director
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 10-20
Phone: (615) 963-5891
Fax: (615) 963-5956
Email: lsnyder@tnstate.edu
Website: www.tnstate.edu/ot
Requirements: complete application for admission, possess a bachelor’s degree with minimum 3.0 GPA, complete prerequisite courses with minimum C grade average, submit GRE results, minimum 30 documented volunteer hours in OT setting, 3 letters of recommendation

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

Department of Occupational Therapy
College of Allied Health Sciences
930 Madison, Suite 616
Memphis, TN 38163-0002

Program Director: Lawrence Faulkner, PhD, OT/L
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: Small
Phone: (901) 448-8393
Fax: N/A
Email: lfaulkn4@uthsc.edu
Website: www.uthsc.edu/allied/ot/index.html
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA, submit GRE results, complete 90 hours of prerequisite courses, written essay