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The BSHS Pre-OT Accelerated Concentration admits students on a competitive basis. Interested students are encouraged to meet with a member of the admissions committee to discuss their preparation for the program prior to applying. Appointments can be scheduled by emailing ot@isu.edu.

To qualify to join the program, students must have all of their general education, as well as the BSHS Major core requirements and Pre-Occupational Therapy concentration requirements completed before beginning to take occupational therapy coursework in the Fall of their senior year. Students are also encouraged to meet regularly with ISU’s Pre-Heath Advisor to ensure they are meeting general education, major core, and concentration requirements to join the program and graduate.

Students who are not accepted into the Accelerated Option can choose to complete their BSHS degree in the Pre-OT Concentration and apply as a traditional applicant to any graduate program in occupational therapy, including the MOT Program at ISU.

BSHS Pre-OT Accelerated Program Timeline

Visual timeline depicting the differences between the Traditional MOT program and the BSHS Pre-OT Accelerated program. Differences include shortening of time it takes to complete undergraduate degree from 4 years to 3. And graduating with MOT in year 6 instead of year 7.

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