DEGREE: BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/MASTER OF SCIENCE
MAJOR: HEALTH STUDIES (UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE)/OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY (THOMAS JEFFERSON UNIVERSITY)
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
There are two paths for admission: students who enter the program as freshmen, and current UD students in other majors who enter the program at the end of their freshman year.
ADMISSION PROCESS FOR FRESHMEN APPLICANTS
1. Designate the BS/MS Occupational Therapy option as your choice of major.
2. Your essay or personal statement should discuss your interest in occupational therapy.
3. Candidates will be invited to come to campus for a personal interview in late January or early February.
ADMISSION PROCESS FOR CURRENT UNIVERSITY OF DELAWARE STUDENTS:
1. Total earned credits hours (not including AP credits) of 30 or less by the end of the first year at UD (those with more than 30 credits may be evaluated on an individual basis)
2. Cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or higher
3. A grade of "C" or better in all prerequisite courses for the programs at TJU
4. Submit a Jefferson College of Health Professions application for admission with an endorsement/letter of recommendation from a designated University of Delaware representative.
Admissions decisions are made by the University of Delaware-Jefferson Joint Admissions Committee. An average of five candidates will be selected for admission per year.
1. Students in this program will follow a specific 3-year curricular track at University of Delaware that will include the prerequisite coursework needed to transfer into the Entry-level Master's in Occupational Therapy (EMOT) program at Jefferson.
2. Credits earned during the first year at Jefferson will be counted toward the completion of University of Delaware B.S. degree in Health Studies.
3. Students who have completed the articulated University of Delaware curriculum, have a cumulative grade point average of at least a 3.0, and have earned at least a "C" in all prerequisite coursework, may transfer into the EMOT portion of the program at Thomas Jefferson University.
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