Occupational Therapy Schools in Alabama

Alabama State University

Department of Occupational Therapy 

915 South Jackson Street

PO Box 271

Montgomery, AL 36101-0271

Program Director: Dr. Susan Denham (Chair)

Status: Accreditation


Completion: Master’s Degree

Avg. Class Size: 19

Phone: (334) 229-5056

Fax: (334) 229-4924 – financial aid office

Email: N/A


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, minimum GPA of 2.7; MAT or GRE transcripts; three letters of recommendation – one from occupational therapist; minimum of 40 observation/volunteer hours in 2 facilities/settings within 12 months of submission of application; onsite interview

Tuskegee University

Occupational Therapy Program 

School of Nursing and Allied Health

71-265 John A. Kenney Hall

Tuskegee, AL 36088-1696

Program Director: Dr. Jannett Lewis-Clark

Status: Accreditation

Completion: Master’s degree


Avg. Class Size: 15

Phone: (334) 725-2385

Fax: N/A


Requirements: Prerequisite courses offered by Tuskegee, minimum 3.0 GPA, 2-3 page essay, autobiography, 40 hours of first hand observation or work experience related to the practice, 3 letters of recommendation, onsite interview, submission of GRE scores – 540 and above

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Department of Occupational Therapy 

School of Health Professions 

1530 3rd Avenue South, SHPB 355

Birmingham, AL 35294-1212

Program Director: Unknown – depends on specialty

Status: Accreditation

Completion: Master’s degree

Phone: (205) 934-3568

Email: msot@uab.edu


University of South Alabama

Department of Occupational Therapy 

Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions

5721 USA Drive North, HAHN 2027

Mobile, AL 36688-0002

Program Director: Donna M. Wooster, PhD, OTR/L – Interim Chair

Status: Accreditation

Completion: Baccalaureate/Master’s degree


Avg. Class Size: 63

Phone: (251) 445-9222

Fax: 251-445-9211

Email: otdept@southalabama.edu


Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in any field from an accredited college or university, complete the prerequisites for regular graduate admission, official transcripts, GRE scores, minimum 3.0 GPA, background check, drug screening