Requirements for Postprofessional Admission

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Graduate Certificate and Master of Health Science

Doctor of Health Science

  • Bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited professional or postprofessional occupational therapy program or WFOT-approved education program

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Currently in practice as an occupational therapist or have obtained at least 1,000 hours of practice in the last five years

  • Current state license/certification in a U.S. jurisdiction as a registered occupational therapist or NBCOT certification

Non-Degree Admission
Admission is available to those students who may not fully meet the requirements for admission (e.g., a student who has not yet received results of the national certification exam but is working as an occupational therapist). A non-refundable application fee is required with the non-degree application. The student will be required to maintain a 3.0 average in three courses before applying as a degree-seeking student. When three courses have been successfully completed, the student may then apply as a degree-seeking student, providing all missing application materials have been completed.

Admission
Students are admitted to the MHS and DHS program on an ongoing basis. The University reserves the right to revoke an offer of admission if any information provided is found to be inaccurate or falsified.

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policies
The University of Indianapolis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression irrespective of whether the status is legally protected.  The University complies with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act.  This policy applies to applicants and students and to all other aspects of student life.