MGH Institute of Health Professions welcomes applications from individuals holding a bachelor’s degree who seek to enter a career in occupational therapy with a Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree.
Our professional staff is here to provide information and answer questions you might have during the admission and financial aid process, and to offer ongoing information throughout the application process.
Important Application Dates
For Program Starting: Summer 2021
The OTCAS application will open on July 18, 2020
Early Admission Deadline: October 15, 2020*
Final Deadline: January 15, 2021*
The Early Admission Deadline is October 15, 2020. Review of complete and verified applications that meet this deadline will begin in November. The Occupational Therapy program will continue to accept applications in OTCAS until the Final Deadline of January 15, 2021. The MGH Institute Office of Admission is committed to offering applicants support throughout the OTCAS verification process. Both application deadlines will involve an interview for qualified applicants, by invitation only.
The Entry-Level Doctor of Occupational Therapy program participates in the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS). All students are required to apply online through OTCAS.
Updates to the application requirements and related policies due to COVID-19, can be found here.
Items to submit directly to OTCAS:
- OTCAS application with application fee
- Official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
- Three (3) recommendation letters
- Statement of Intent
- MGH Institute Custom Questions
- (Optional) Occupational Therapy Observation Hours
- (Optional) GRE Test Scores
MGH Institute of Health Professions does not require a supplemental application.
*In order to be eligible for review, OTCAS applications must be completed on or prior to the deadline. Please note: you should allow several weeks for all required documents to be received and processed by OTCAS.