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USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
USC Chan Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy
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Post-Professional On-Campus Master of Arts Degree | Admissions Process

Holistic Admission Criteria

Holistic review evaluates applicants based on cognitive and non-cognitive traits, which ensures that more than one factor contributes to admission decisions.

The four criteria that are included in USC Chan’s holistic review are:

  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • GPA
  • GRE

How to Apply

Your application for the Post Professional Master’s Program at the University of Southern California must be completed online through the USC Graduate Admissions website at least three weeks before the application deadline to allow adequate processing time. Please look under the “Independent Health Professions” to find the “Occupational Therapy — Postbaccalaureate (MA)” program. All application materials, including official transcripts and test scores must be sent to USC Graduate Admissions in time to meet this deadline.

Note: The application deadline is February 15.

Applications received after this date are also welcomed and will be processed on a space-available basis.

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