Occupational Therapy undergraduate

Preparing compassionate, forward-thinking therapists.

Foundational education to pursue graduate occupational therapy training.

Pre-Occupational Therapy

Undergraduate students may choose any USD major with required prerequisite coursework in preparation for applying to a graduate occupational therapy program. Most programs require a bachelor's degree, preferred GPA and coursework in:

  • Biology
  • Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Social sciences
  • Statistics
  • Humanities

USD and other graduate programs consider academic performance, character, knowledge of the profession and a preferred score on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) General Test or the GRE Revised General Test for entry into the program.

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