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Thomas Jefferson University & Immaculata University
Occupational Therapy

3 + 2 EMOT

Earn both the Bachelor of Science (BS) and Master of Science (MS) degrees in five years after graduation from high school.

Apply for admission to the 3+2 Entry-level Master’s OT (EMOT) program using the regular Immaculata undergraduate application. If admitted, you will spend the first three years at Immaculata and then proceed to Jefferson for the final two years of Occupational Therapy coursework.  Earn your bachelor's degree in Exercise Science from Immaculata after successful completion of the first year at Jefferson College of Health Professions. Jefferson awards a master's degree in Occupational Therapy after successful completion of the final year at JCHP.

Admission Requirements

High school students:
- SAT total score of 1650 or higher
- Cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or higher
- Interview

Current Immaculata students:
- Total earned credit hours: 30 or fewer
- Cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher
- A grade of C or better in all prerequisite courses for the program at Jefferson
- Interview

Application Requirements & Deadline

High scholo students:
- Submit a completed Immaculata undergraduate admissions application by December 15
- Official high school transcripts
- Official SAT I test scores
- Essay
- Activities resume
- Volunteer/observation hours (OT applicants should have 25 hours completed at the time of
            application. An additional 50 hours in 3 settings will be required prior to matriculation to Jefferson.)
- Application fee

Current Immaculata students:
- Submit a Jefferson admissions application with an endorsement/letter of recommendation from a
             designated Immaculata representative

- Interview

Curriculum Options

Follow a specific 3-year track at Immaculata that includes the prerequisite coursework needed to transfer into the Jefferson program.

Credits earned toward the first year at Jefferson will be counted toward the completion of a BS in Exercise Science from Immaculata University

Curriculum Requirements

In order to transfer into the Jefferson program, you must:
- Complete the articulated Immaculata curriculum
- Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0
- Earn at least a C in all prerequisite coursework

For more information, please contact

Don Sharples, Director of Graduate Admissions
Jefferson College of Health Professions
(215) 503-1044

Read more about the partnership on Immaculata's website or read more about the OT program on JCHP’s website. 

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