Pre-Occupation Therapy**

As a Lindenwood University pre-occupational therapy student, you will typically major in exercise science or psychology . Occupational therapy schools may have a variety of prerequisite courses; however, typical prerequisite courses for occupational therapy schools are:

While these are generally the prerequisite courses for a majority of occupational therapy schools, if you have specific physical therapy schools in mind, it is recommended that you should work with your advisor to make sure that you complete any specific prerequisite courses that are required by that school.

Additionally, the exercise science department has occupational therapy articulation agreements with Rockhurst University and Washington University in St. Louis that can assist in your transition to occupational therapy school after the completion of your undergraduate degree.

Professional Resources

Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)

American Occupational Therapy Association

Missouri Occupational Therapy Association

Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)

Graduate Record Examination (GRE)

Added after publishing - July addendum 07/01/2020**