Academic Policies MSOT

Academic Progression Policy

To progress through the program, students must:

  1. Receive a grade of “C” or better in each course. If receiving a grade below a “C” in a course, students must repeat that course and receive a “B” grade or better in the repeated course. If receiving a grade below a “B” in the repeated course, students will be dismissed from the program.
  2. Maintain a term GPA of 3.0 or better. If a term GPA is below 3.0 in a given semester, students will be placed on academic probation. To meet academic progression standards, students must earn a GPA of 3.0 or better in the following semester. If students are placed on academic probation more than two consecutive semesters, students will be dismissed from the program.
  3. Successfully complete each fieldwork experience before progressing to the next fieldwork experience.

Note: If a student is dismissed from the program, he or she may not apply for readmission to the program.

Graduation Requirements

To graduate from the Occupational Therapy program, students must:

  1. Have a Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
  2. Complete all OT courses with a grade of C or better.
  3. Successfully complete each Fieldwork Level I and Level II experience.
  4. Successfully complete research capstone project, research manuscript, and presentation.
  5. Complete the program within 4 years maximum.