Occupational Therapy Schools in Virginia


James Madison University

Occupational Therapy Program, Department of Health Sciences
College of Integrated Science and Technology
801 Carrier Drive, MSC 4301
Harrisonburg, VA 22807-0001

Program Director: Dr. Jeffrey Loveland
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 20-25
Phone: (540) 568-2399
Fax: 540-568-3336 – OT department
Email: lovelajd@jmu.edu
Website: www.healthsci.jmu.edu/occupationaltherapy/
Requirements: minimum 3.0 GPA, submit GRE scores, complete application for admission, minimum 40 documented volunteer hours in OT setting, 3 letters of recommendation, autobiography in 1,500 words or less, complete or be enrolled in prerequisite courses

Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Occupational Therapy Program
101 Elm Avenue, SE
Roanoke, VA 24012-2222

Program Director: David Haynes, D.H.Sc.
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 13
Phone: (540) 985-8594
Fax: (540) 224-4562 – registrar’s office
Email: dahaynes@jchs.edu
Website: www.jchs.edu/page.php/prmID/383
Requirements: complete application for admission, submit all official transcripts, submit ACT and SAT scores

Radford University

Department of Occupational Therapy
P.O. Box 6985
Radford, VA 24142-6985

Program Director: Douglas M. Mitchell Ph.D., OTR/L
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 15-30
Phone: (540) 831-2693
Fax: (540) 831-6802 – OT department
Email: OT@radford.edu or dmmitchell@radford.edu
Website: http://radford.edu/ot
Requirements: minimum 3.5 GPA, submit GRE scores, submit proof of volunteer or observation hours in OT setting, complete all prerequisite courses with minimum C grade average, complete application for admission

Shenandoah University

Division of Occupational Therapy
333 West Cork Street, Suite 510
Winchester, VA 22601-5195

Program Director: Linda Burrow
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree and combined bachelor/master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 25
Phone: (540) 665-5559
Fax: (540) 665-4627 – admission’s office
Email: lburrow@su.edu
Website: www.su.edu/ot
Requirements: complete application for admission, submit all official transcripts, complete all prerequisite courses, follow detailed instructions for admission’s process through OTCAS

Virginia Commonwealth University

Department of Occupational Therapy
730 E. Broad Street
P.O. Box 980008
Richmond, VA 23298-0008

Program Director: Dianne F. Simons, Ph.D., OTR/L
Status: Accreditation
ACOTE: Yes
Completion: Master’s degree
Avg. Class Size: 32
Phone: (804) 828-2219
Fax: (804) 828-0782 – OT department
Email: dfsimons@vcu.edu
Website: www.sahp.vcu.edu/occu/ot/index.html
Requirements: complete application for admission, complete all prerequisite courses, submit all official transcripts, minimum 3.0 GPA, submit standardized test scores, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of intent