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Program requirements

What you need

  • A World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) approved program (four-year undergraduate or equivalent).
  • A minimum B average (3.0 GPA) in the last 20 half credits of your occupational therapy degree.
  • Be qualified to practice occupational therapy.
  • If you are applying for the Practice leader stream, you must be licensed to practice occupational therapy in the jurisdiction in which you will complete your practicum course (OCCU 5020).

Additional information

  • Priority will be given if you have an entry-level baccalaureate or master’s degree in occupational therapy.
  • If you have a diploma in occupational therapy, you may be eligible if you can provide strong evidence of experience or advanced study in theory and research.
  • You must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. 


  • Preference will be given if you can demonstrate academic excellence, leadership experience, strong references and knowledge of current trends in occupational therapy. 


  • You do not need work experience to apply for this program.

Fair selection process

Admission into the MSc(OT – Post-Professional) program is on a competitive basis. We follow an affirmative action policy to ensure all students receive equal treatment and opportunity.