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Is the UF OTD program accredited?

Published: Aug 17th, 2017

The entry-level occupational therapy doctoral degree program has applied for accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 […]

I have previously submitted all of my transcripts to OTCAS, so do I also have to submit them to the University of Florida’s Office of Admissions?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

You must submit official transcripts to both OTCAS and the University of Florida Admissions Office.  The address of the Admissions Office is found in the footer at the bottom of […]

What course can I take to meet the oral communications prerequisite requirement?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Please see the note on our Required Prerequisites page.  There are several suggestions for appropriate courses.  The intent of this course requirement is that the student will give multiple individual […]

Where can I complete the prerequisite courses required for the OTD program?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Prerequisite courses can be completed at any accredited college or university.  This includes community colleges.

Do I have to complete all of the admission requirements at the time I apply?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

All prerequisite courses must be completed by the time you enroll in the program. However, the Admission Committee must have enough information about your performance in these courses to predict […]

How old can the prerequisite courses be?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Prerequisite courses to be less than 7 years old. The UF OTD Admissions Committee prefers that Anatomy, Physiology, Statistics, and Abnormal Psychology be less than 5 years old from the […]

What housing options are available for students?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

UF Graduate and Family Housing Website: http://www.housing.ufl.edu/gfh/choices/ The Department of Housing and Residence Education features five different apartment complexes known as villages that are available to all Graduate and Professional […]

What is Occupational Therapy and how do I find out more about the profession of Occupational Therapy?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Occupational therapy is skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all areas of their lives. Occupational therapy assists people in developing the skills necessary for independent and satisfying lives. […]

What is the job outlook for graduates from the OTD program?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Occupational Therapy was listed in U.S. News and World Report as one of the top 10 Best Careers. The job outlook was listed as excellent. For more information see the […]

I am interested in applying to the OTD program at the University of Florida. What should I do first?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Look over this website to get an idea of our educational philosophy and the course work that you will study once in the program. You can also find admission requirements […]