12 | Occupational Therapy ENTRY-LEVEL M.O.T. ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS NSU’s Master of Occupational Therapy Program selects students based on grade point average (GPA), Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores, a written essay, a video essay, and letters of evaluation. An on-campus visit may be required as part of the application procedure. Strong candidates will also demonstrate concern for people of diverse backgrounds, as well as the ability to use judgment, insight, and reasoning. All applicants must • complete a minimum of 40 volunteer hours with at least two different OT populations • complete an undergraduate degree at a regionally accredited college or university • have a GPA of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale for each of the last two years of under- graduate study • have social science and humanities prerequisite GPAs of 3.0 or better • have a natural science prerequisite GPA of 2.75 or better • have a grade of 2.0 or better in all prerequisite courses • submit GRE scores that are less than five years old for all three areas of the general test (quantitative, verbal, and analytical writing) • demonstrate computer and wordprocessing competency ✔ TIP Consideration will be given to applicants with a GRE verbal score of 143, a quantitative score of 141, and an analytical writing score of 3.5.