MOT Admissions Process
The Master of Occupational Therapy program is for persons who have completed a baccalaureate degree and are ready for graduate education.
Alumni Advantage Admissions Process for TWU Students
Are you a high performing Texas Woman's University student? Select TWU graduates may apply for assured admission through the Alumni Advantage Program.
Master of Occupational Therapy Program
Have you earned an undergraduate degree and are ready for master's level training to become an OT? The Master of Occupational Therapy program is for persons who have completed a baccalaureate degree and are ready for graduate education.
We are no longer accepting applications for the MOT Bridge Program
Supervised field experience is an integral part of the educational program and professional preparation. It provides an opportunity to integrate academic knowledge with application skills in a clinical or community work situation. Experiences on fieldwork require progressively higher levels of performance and responsibility.
Fieldwork 1 placements are short-term assignments that occur in conjunction with other coursework during each semester, generally located within or nearby the campus communities. Fieldwork 2 experiences occur back-to-back at the end of the didactic program; two 3-month assignments are required for degree completion. The majority of FW2 sites are located within Texas and the states surrounding Texas. Due to the high nationwide demand for fieldwork placements, students are not guaranteed both local FW2 placements. Effective September 2011, students admitted to the program should expect to complete at least one Fieldwork 2 experience outside the greater metroplex areas of Dallas-Fort Worth or Houston.
Accreditation & Graduation Rates
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) data results are available at https://secure.nbcot.org/data/schoolstats.aspx
The total number of graduates who passed the NBCOT certification examination as a first-time new graduate test taker in 2015 was 108 out of 113 December 2014 graduates. This is a first time test taker pass rate of 96%. The overall pass rate for 2015 was 99% or 112 out of 113 December 2014 graduates.
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The TWU MOT Program has full ACOTE accreditation status.
Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE)
c/o Accreditation Department
American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200
Bethesda, MD 20814-3449
(301) 652-AOTA (2682)
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