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Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions
Department of Occupational Therapy
 
 
 
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• Fall Term 2015 Admission Requirements
   (includes required Prerequisite Courses)


• Observation Form


Questions? For additional information or application packets call (251) 445-9222 or email us at otdept@usouthal.edu.


Admission Categories

Two categories of students are considered for admission:

CATEGORY I APPLICANTS - REGULAR GRADUATES*
- must hold bachelor's degree in any field from an accredited college or university, and complete the prerequisites for regular graduate admission.


CATEGORY II APPLICANTS - ADVANCED UNDERGRADUATES*
- must have completed 96 semester (144 quarter) hours of prerequisite and elective work.


*The academic program for students in both categories is identical in its entirety.



What To Submit When Applying
  • Completed application packet
  • Official transcripts from each college attended (current USA students are not required to send a USA transcript)
  • Official GRE scores to the Office of Admissions (institution code: 1880)
  • A non-refundable processing fee of $75
  • Documentation of OT Observation


Once Accepted
  • If offered a seat in the class you must submit a $200 matriculation fee to hold your seat in the class. The fee is nonrefundable; however, it is applied to your first semester's tuition when you begin the program.
  • If you choose not to pay the matriculation fee, or if you were not offered a seat in the class but meet the minimum qualifications, you will be placed on the alternate list.
  • You must make a minimum grade of "C" in all remaining prerequisite courses, maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a pre-requisite 3.0 GPA in order to keep your seat in the class.
  • If all 3 of these requirements are not met, admission will be rescinded. The nonrefundable matriculation fee will not be refunded.
  • If accepted, completion of a health form and physical to include required immunizations, and a clear background check and drug screen.




 
University of South Alabama Pat Capps Covey College of Allied Health Professions Department of Occupational Therapy