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Tufts University Department of Occupational Therapy (also known as the historic Boston School of Occupational Therapy – founded in 1918) is one of the country's top-ranked programs. Through our education, research, and practice, we promote participation in meaningful activity of individuals, communities and populations with diverse needs and experiences.
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Tufts University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Occupational Therapy
26 Winthrop Street
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.6259
Fax: 617.627.3722

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Beginning Fall 2015, the following six courses will be required for admission to the program:

  • One course in Developmental Psychology or Human Development (will accept a course in the area of Child Development or Life Span Development) – no online courses accepted
  • Abnormal Psychology – no online courses accepted
  • One social science course (this course can be in psychology, anthropology, sociology) – no online courses accepted
  • Two courses in biology, including content in cell biology
    (Either A&P I and II, or a semester of Anatomy and a semester of Physiology may be substituted for the Biology prerequisite). One Biology course must have a lab component – no online courses accepted
  • One course in introductory statistics – online courses ARE accepted

If you have any questions, please contact Jill Rocca.

Upcoming Events

Entry Level Information Sessions:
26 Winthrop Street, 5pm-6pm:
  Thursday, October 16
  Thursday, November 20

To reserve a space, please RSVP by email (include your phone number) to Jill Rocca.

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