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Occupational Therapy


Degrees Offered:

Master of Science (M.S.)

Required Test for Admission:


Required Supplemental Application Materials:

Please refer to the Occupational Therapy program website for application instructions.

Application Deadline:

Early application deadline is October 1, 2014 to be considered for an early interview on November 14, 2014.

Regular admission deadline is January 2, 2015 to be considered for an interview on March 5 & 6, 2015.

Applications received after January 2, 2015 will be considered subject to space availability in the entering class.

To be considered for the early interview day, the following criteria must be met:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5
  • Minimum cumulative science GPA of 3.2
  • No grade of "C" in prerequisite courses
  • 7 of 9 prerequisites completed
  • Minimum GRE Scores
    Analytical Writing: 4.0
    Verbal Reasoning: 40th percentile
    Quantitative Reasoning: 45th percentile
Department Contact Information:

University of South Dakota
Occupational Therapy Department
414 E. Clark Street
Vermillion, SD  57069
Phone: 605-677-5000
Phone 2: 605-677-3938
Fax: 605-677-6745

Program website


Program Chair:

Dr. Barb Brockevelt

Admissions Chair:
Shana Cerny

Phone: 605-677-6582

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For additional information about the Occupational Therapy program offered at the University of South Dakota, Request More Information or contact the Graduate School at or 1-800-233-7937.