Occupational Therapy Schools in Texas


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Master of Occupational Therapy Program
3601 4th Street, STOP 6220
Lubbock, TX 79430-6220

Program Director: Dawndra Meers Sechrist OTR, PhD
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: N/A
Phone: (806) 743-3220
Fax: 806-743-2994
Email: allied.health@ttuhsc.edu
Website: www.ttuhsc.edu/sah/mot/
Requirements: complete application for admission, submit all official transcripts, minimum 40 documented volunteer hours, two letters of recommendation, personal essay, immunization records, CPR certification, personal interview with admission’s committee

Texas Woman’s University

School of Occupational Therapy
PO Box 425648
Denton, TX 76204-5648

Program Director: Catherine Candler, PhD, OTR, BCP
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 30-45 depending on location
Phone: (940) 898-2801
Fax: (940) 898-2806
Email: ot@twu.edu
Website: www.twu.edu/ot/
Requirements: complete application for admission, bachelor degree, minimum 3.0 GPA, complete prerequisite courses with minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum 20 documented volunteer/observation hours in two different OT settings, submit two sets of official transcripts

University of Texas at El Paso

Occupational Therapy Program
College of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabiliation Sciences
500 W. University Avenue
El Paso, TX 79968

Program Director: Dr. Stephanie Capshaw
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 24
Phone: (915) 747-7268
Fax: (915) 747-8211
Email: ot@utep.edu
Website: http://chs.utep.edu/ot/
Requirements: complete admission’s application, submit all official transcripts, minimum 40 documented volunteer/ observation hours in OT setting, complete or be in process of completing all prerequisite courses, submit GRE results

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Department of Occupational Therapy
7703 Floyd Curl Drive, Mail Code 6245
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900

Program Director: Karin J. Barnes, Ph.D., OTR
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 30
Phone: (210) 567-8881
Fax: 210-567-8893
Email: barnesk@uthscsa.edu
Website: www.uthscsa.edu/shp/ot
Requirements: bachelor’s degree, complete application for admission, complete all prerequisite courses, minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum 40 hours volunteering or observing in an OT setting, two reference forms, all official transcripts

University of Texas Medical Branch

Department of Occupational Therapy
School of Health Professions
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77555-1142

Program Director: Patricia Fingerhut, OTR, PhD (Chair) or Sharon McEachern (Program Coordinator)
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 30
Phone: (409) 772-3062
Fax: (409) 747-1615
Email: smceache@utmb.edu or pefinger@utmb.edu
Website: http://shp.utmb.edu/ot/default.asp
Requirements: complete application for admission, complete all prerequisite courses, bachelor’s degree, minimum 20 documented volunteer hours, three professional letters of recommendation, submit all official transcripts,

The University of Texas Pan-American

Department of Occupational Therapy
1201 W. University Drive, HSHE 1.130
Edinburg, TX 78539-2999

Program Director: Dr. Shirley A. Wells
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 20
Phone: (956) 665-3081
Fax: (956) 665-2476
Email: occtherapy@utpa.edu
Website: www.utpa.edu/dept/occtherapy
Requirements: complete admission application, bachelor degree, complete all prerequisite courses, submit GRE results, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, complete FERPA consent form, submit all official transcripts, volunteer / observation hours (no specific amount required)