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Is a Bachelor’s degree required for admission to the OTD program? What should I take as an undergraduate major?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Yes, an undergraduate or BS degree is required. Though many students will complete this college’s Health Science degree and the pre-OT track, you can enter the OTD program with an […]

I have an AA degree from a Florida community college, what is the best major at UF to enter to qualify for the OTD program?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Many students who will enter the OTD program have completed the College of Public Health and Health Professions’ Bachelor of Health Science degree and the pre-OT track.

Is the GRE required to apply to the program?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Yes. For applicants submitting scores from the new version of the GRE, minimum scores of 141 (math) and 150 (verbal) are recommended with a minimum combined score of 300. For […]

How do I find out what pre-requisites are needed to apply to the program?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

View the required prerequisite table for more information.

What are the admission deadlines? When do classes start?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Check OTCAS after July 19th for an updated version of the UF OTD application. The application deadline is February 15th and OTD classes begin Fall semester.

What types of clinical experiences are needed to apply to the program?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Thirty (30) hours of observation in at least two diverse OT settings are required for application. Search for facilities online and contact the facility directly for permission to observe. Students […]

Does the OTD program have specific forms for recommendations and to log observation hours?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

No, recommendations and observation hours are documented through the OTCAS portal. See the OTCAS website for more information.

When does the OTD program begin?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Classes begin in the fall semester in the College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Occupational Therapy.

Can I substitute course work from other universities or programs for the OTD course work?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Students may transfer a limited number of upper division courses into the program. Students wishing to do so will be asked to submit a full course syllabi for each course […]

What are the tuition and fees for the OTD program?

Published: Jul 12th, 2017

Tuition for the OTD is the same as graduate tuition rates.View the in-state and out-of-state graduate tuition costs per credit hour.  View the annual cost estimates for graduate students.