Occupational Therapy Application Process & Requirements
Huntington University’s doctoral program in occupational therapy (OTD) will annually admit a class of 32 students, who will begin study in August each year. The first cohort will begin August 25, 2014, pending candidacy status from the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)*.
Final Application Deadline (OTCAS): June 1, 2014
To be considered for first-round decisions and interviews, we recommend completing your application by January 31, 2014.
First-Round Acceptance Decisions Announced: early May 2014
Other Important Dates
Visit Days: February 17, March 13, and April 11, 2014
Interviews (by invitation only): February 17, March 13, and April 11, 2014
Classes begin: August 25, 2014
1. Before starting the application process, please review the Minimum Application Requirements to be sure you meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for admission to the OTD program.
2. Complete the OTCAS application and submit supporting credentials as instructed at www.otcas.org. Your application and three letters of recommendation must be submitted to OTCAS by June 1.
3. In addition to the application and recommendations you submit to OTCAS, please remember that Huntington University also must receive official GRE scores by June 1. Huntington University's code for the GRE is 1304, and the department code is 0618. If you cannot find this department code, you can either leave it blank or enter code 5199. As long as you list our school code (1304), it will get to us. The scores may be sent to:
Attn: Sara Diehl
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, IN 46750
4. Interview Invitations
Eligible candidates will be invited for an interview with a faculty member. Opportunities for individual interviews will be offered on February 17, March 13, and April 11, 2014.
Please read through our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you need additional assistance, please contact Sara Diehl at 260-359-4161.
*Huntington University has submitted the Step 2 Candidacy Application. The University will hear back from the accreditors in April 2014 regarding the ability to admit OTD students. You will have an opportunity to have this further explained to you by phone or in person during an onsite visit. Dr. Ruth Ford, the OTD Program Director, is obligated to provide you with current and accurate information. You also may read the official letter from ACOTE.