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MOT Program Information

Admission Requirements

  • Admission to Texas Woman's University Graduate School is by application submitted through ApplyTexas.
  • Completed School of Occupational Therapy Application submitted via OTCAS
  • Baccalaureate degree completed at time of enrollment
  • Overall grade point average of 3.0 calculated on the last 60 credit hours before completion of baccalaureate degree or overall grade point average of 3.0 on 12 or more graduate credit hours.
  • Report from the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) taken within 5 years of application date
  • Combined prerequisite course GPA of 3.0 or better, with no grade below a C on any prerequisite course.  All prerequisite courses completed at time of application.
    • Elementary Statistics
    • Anatomy and Physiology I & II Lecture / Lab
    • Developmental Psychology
    • Abnormal Psychology
  • A minimum of 20 contact hours with one licensed occupational therapist, within 2 years of application. Document hours in OTCAS under Observation Hours section. 
  • References from a college/university faculty member under whom the applicant has completed a course of study or a professional reference from an employer or supervisor.
  • TOEFL iBT (for International applicants only) minimum scores - Reading 21 - Listening 18 - Speaking 26 - Writing 24 - Total 89 

If accepted into the MOT Program, the following must be submitted by August 1st prior to 1st enrollment:
• Proof of competency in Medical Terminology
• CPR (Health Care Provider level) 
• Proof of Immunizations
• Background Check  

Application Process

Apply to Texas Woman's University at  

  • Graduate Application - choose TWU Denton
  • Select semester of entry 
  • Major: Occupational Therapy Entry MOT - select your first choice campus
  • Degree Seeking: Masters
  • Ultimate Degree: Masters
  • Enter education information.  List all community colleges and universities attended (including high school dual credit). Also, project your course work in future semesters.  If you add any coursework after submitting the transcript, contact Student Records  to update your application
  • Enter residency information
  • Payment options - fee is paid directly to TWU at end of application.  
  • After 48 hours, you will be able to create a PORTAL account on the TWU website Locate your TWU Colleague ID # (seven digit #, generally begins with a 1) at the top of the page when you log in. Remember your password and log in ID. You can track your arrival of transcripts, GRE scores and status through the Webadvisor in Portal.
  • Application deadline - October 15th 

0Submit the following documents to Texas Woman's University

  • Transcripts from all schools - mailed to TWU Admissions Processing or sent electronically 
  • GRE scores - TWU code 6826
  • TOEFL and TSE/Test A - if applicable

0Apply to OTCAS via - processing may take up to 5 weeks once all required materials are received.  

  • Application can be submitted to OTCAS July 18th - October 15th 
  • Use a permanent email address when applying to OTCAS. 
  • Complete the personal statement prompt
  • Evaluators - one of the evaluators must be the occupational therapist you observed for 20 hours.  The other two evaluators should be academic or professional references.

0Submit the following documents to OTCAS

  • Transcripts from all schools
  • GRE scores  - TWU OTCAS code 2215

0If you experience technical difficulty completing the OTCAS, it may be your web browser or mobile device.  OTCAS has a team dedicated to helping applicants with the application process.  

The Customer Service information is listed below:
Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm EST
Phone Number: 617-612-2860
When contacting via email, applicants should include their full name, OTCAS ID number and a detailed question.

Application Deadlines 
·         July 18th - Begin accepting applications
·         Final deadline is October 15th  (CST 11:00 PM) 
·         Pending - Target date for notifying accepted students
·         Pending - Target date for notifying Alternates

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