The 3-2 occupational therapy program leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree from Drury University and the Master of Science in occupational therapy (MSOT) degree from Washington University in St. Louis. The student spends the first three years at Drury University and the final two years at Washington University.
A 3-3 occupational therapy program is also available to the student who wishes to pursue an occupational therapy doctorate (OTD) degree at Washington University. The OTD degree requires:
Prior to entering Washington University, the student must have completed at least 90 hours of transferable college credit. The specific course prerequisites for admission to Washington University include a minimum of the following:
The student also must meet requirements for a major and graduation at Drury.
Students who plan to have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite courses by the end of their junior year, have earned a grade of B or better in all prerequisite courses, and are recommended by Drury University faculty are invited to apply for admission to the MSOT program at Washington University School of Medicine. Application to Washington University should be submitted by December 1 for early decision or by January 30 for the regular cycle for entrance the following fall.
Students also must submit a petition to Drury’s Academic Affairs Committee requesting waiver of the senior residency. Tuition payments and financial aid awards are made to the school in which the student is currently enrolled (i.e., the first three years at Drury and the last two years at Washington University).