Pre-Occupational Therapy

Pre-Occupational Therapy Program

Admission requirements for occupational therapy programs vary from program to program and students should check individual graduate schools for specific information about their program pre-requisites. Students must review these pre-requisites to ensure they are taking the necessary courses that can be completed as part of their academic program at Carroll.

Program Requirements

After a review of several occupational therapy graduate programs, the following courses were often required.

  • CH 101-CH 102 Gen Chemistry with Lab (2 semesters)
  • BI 201-BI 202 AP with Lab (2 semesters)
  • BI 171-BI 172 Biological Principles with Lab (2 semesters)
  • PHYS 201-PHYS 202 Physics with Lab (2 semesters)
  • MA 207 Statistics or MA 315 Probability and Statistics
  • PSY 105 General Psychology
  • Communications
  • English/Writing
  • Medical Terminology
Some graduate schools were also looking for: 
  • BI 281 Genetics 
  • CH 353 Biochemistry 
  • CH 301-CH 302 Organic Chemistry with Lab (2 semesters) 
  • MA 121 and MA 122 Differential Equations and Integral Calculus or MA 131 Calculus 
  • Several psychology courses, especially General Psychology, Developmental Psychology and Abnormal Psychology 
  • Anthropology/Sociology courses 
  • Kinesiology 
  • Ethics 
  • Fine Arts, specifically studio/ performing arts such as visual arts, theater, music, or dance