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BS/MS OT Prerequisites

You need not complete all prerequisites before you apply, but the majority should be completed before an admissions decision can be made. All prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program. You may also earn credits through standardized tests, including CLEP.

GPA: 3.0 /4.0 strongly recommended

Course Credit
Anatomy & Physiology I 1 4
Anatomy & Physiology II1
4
Statistics 3
Abnormal Psychology 3
Developmental or Lifespan Psychology 3
Cultural and/or Ethnic Diversity 3
Sociology 3
English Composition 3
English elective 3
Electives2 29
Total credits 58

1 8 credits of A&P I and II or 4 credits of Human Anatomy and 4
   credits of Human Physiology strongly recommended.
   Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology are also acceptable. Labs
   must be included.
2 Cannot be remedial or review in nature and cannot be Physical
   Education or Technical courses. May include Arts, Humanities,
   Social Sciences, Sciences, and Foreign Languages. Total Elective
   credit required = 29

Course Clarification: All science courses must be completed within 10 years of application to Jefferson. Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or above to be eligible for transfer. A grade of “C-“ or below will not be eligible for transfer.

In addition to meeting all academic requirements, students must meet all performance requirements for the program. Visit the Performance Requirements/Technical Standards page for details

The curriculum for the BS/MS OT program is outlined here.

*Course Acceptance Subject to Academic Counselor Approval
Questions? 1-877-JEFF-247 or (215) 503-8890

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