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Occupational Therapy

Program Overview

The Department of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is committed to providing graduate and continuing education programs that enable occupational therapists to be leaders in research, clinical practice, and the promotion of health and well-being. Core and clinical faculty members provide dynamic, evidence-based, and comprehensive instruction and mentorship. Graduates are innovative professionals focused on enabling occupation and enhancing health and well-being.

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Please note: We will only register admitted students in the Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MScOT) program who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada; however, admitted students without one of these two statuses will be permitted to register if they fall under the international fee exemption list posted on the University’s Student Accounts website.

Quick Facts

Domestic International
Application deadline MScOT:

Fall 2024 Entry


Minimum admission average MScOT:

Minimum mid‑B average in the final year (i.e., 5 full-course equivalents [FCEs])

Direct entry option from bachelor's to PhD? MScOT:


Is a supervisor identified before or after admission? MScOT:


If a supervisor is identified after admission (as per question above), is admission conditional upon securing a supervisor? MScOT:


Is a supervisor assigned by the graduate unit or secured by the applicant? MScOT:

Graduate unit

Are any standardized tests required/recommended? MScOT:
  1. English language facility test (TOEFL, or IELTS) if applicant is from a university where the language of instruction and/or examination was NOT in English.
  2. CASPER Test (starting 2024 cycle)

Natan Adelman

“In the moments when I feel overwhelmed, I remind myself what a privilege it is to be here.”

Natan Adelman
Alumnus, Master of Science in Occupational Therapy
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