Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University
Jefferson College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy

Accelerated Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT 3+2)

Center City Campus

High School seniors who are committed to earning a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) have the opportunity to do so in 5 years after graduation from high school, through partnerships with select colleges and universities. During their senior year of high school, students may apply to one of our partner institutions.

Program Format

On-site, Full-time, Weekday

Program Start

Fall Semester


Application Deadlines varies based on partner institution.

1 Aug

From AUGUST through JANUARY:
Apply to Partner School(s)

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1 Jan

Qualified applicants are forwarded from the partner schools to Jefferson’s OT Admissions Committee

Qualified applicants are emailed a Jefferson supplemental application with a $50 application fee to complete

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1 Feb

Qualified applicants, who complete the supplemental application, are notified if they are invited to interview for a seat in the program

February through March:
Interviews for selected candidates

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1 Apr

Applicants are notified of final decision

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1 May

Deposit deadline for accepted candidates

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Learn about the classes and schedule options available for completing your degree.


Contact Us

Thomas Jefferson University
Office of Admissions
Phone: 215-503-8890