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University of Southern California
University of Southern California
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Chan Admissions

We hope you will consider applying to one of our programs, which we believe continue to define this rewarding profession. Our Admissions Team is available to assist you throughout the application process. You can also request program information online, which will give you access to the program brochures. And please review our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor’s to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy >
For incoming freshmen pursuing a career in occupational therapy.

Master’s Programs

Post-Professional Master of Arts >
For practicing occupational therapists who received their bachelor’s degree (or international equivalent) in occupational therapy and plan to attend classes on the University of Southern California’s campuses in Los Angeles to earn a master’s degree.

Doctoral Programs

Entry-Level Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) >
An entry-level doctoral program for students who have already received an undergraduate degree in a field other than occupational therapy (e.g., psychology, neurology, economics, anthropology).

Post-Professional Doctorate of Occupational Therapy (OTD) >
A clinical doctorate for current occupational therapists who have already received a master’s degree in occupational therapy, and wish to become professional leaders.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Occupational Science >
For students who have completed a baccalaureate degree in an appropriate field, such as Occupational Therapy or one of the biological or social sciences, and seek to become career research scientists.