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2013-2014 Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Occupational Therapy Major, B.S./M.S.O.T


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Admission Requirements

The prospective student must be admitted to USI before completing a separate selection process to this program. For the most current information related to the selection process, call the program at 812/465-1179, email otinfo@usi.edu, or visit the web site, http://health.usi.edu/acadprog/ot/default.asp. Student applicants must show capability of fulfilling clinical practice requirements, eligibility for occupational therapy practitioner credentialing, and evidence of satisfactory health status. Note: A felony conviction (this includes documentation of driving under the influence—DUI) may negatively impact a prospective student’s eligibility to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state practice credentials; contact the program for further information.

Degree Requirements

Occupational Therapy majors must complete graduation requirements of the combined BS/MSOT degree curriculum in order to be eligible to sit for the Certification Examination for the Occupational Therapist Registered® administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). Refer questions to the occupational therapy department.

Five-Year Combined BS/MSOT in Occupational Therapy Schedule Example


First Year


Spring Semester (17 hours)


Second Year


Entry into the combined BS/MS


Third Year


Fourth Year


Fifth Year


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