Occupational Therapy Application Process

Huntington University’s doctoral program in occupational therapy (OTD) annually admits up to 56 students — 22 students in the spring cohort and 34 in the fall. New cohort classes begin each spring and fall semester in late January and late August, respectively.

1. Review Minimum Admission Requirements 

Review the admission requirements to be sure you meet the minimum qualifications for admission.

2. Submit Application via OTCAS Portal

Huntington University uses the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS). Please visit the OTCAS Portal to create your OTCAS account, complete the OTCAS application, and submit your transcript and references.

Send official transcripts directly to OTCAS:

Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)
P.O. Box 9120
Watertown, MA 02471

Send revised official transcripts directly to Huntington University:

If you have courses still in progress when you submit the OTCAS application, please send a revised copy of your official transcript directly to Huntington University after those courses are completed. Prior to enrollment, please send these transcripts to:

Huntington University
Attn: Graduate Admissions (OT)
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, IN 46750

OTCAS does not accept paper references. Letters of recommendation are submitted electronically through the OTCAS system.

3. Interview

Eligible candidates will be invited for an interview with a faculty member. Opportunities for individual interviews will be offered on OTD Preview Days.

After You Submit Your Application, Transcript, and References

Once your application is complete, OTCAS will verify your documents before releasing them to Huntington University. Please note that Huntington University will not review your application until your application reaches verified status on OTCAS.

For any questions about the receipt, processing, and verification of your application, please contact OTCAS Customer Service at (617) 612-2860 or

For other questions, please contact Huntington University's graduate admissions office at (800) 600-4888 or


If you need additional assistance, please contact or call (800) 600-4888.

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