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Occupational Therapy

After beginning your degree at King's, you can transfer to your choice of the following universities:

Occupational Therapy at: University of Alberta

MSc Occupational Therapy

  •  4-year undergraduate degree from a recognized academic institution
  • Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on the most recent 60 credits. 

There is no specific degree necessary to get into the program. Note that theory-based courses are used when calculating the GPA.

Occupational Therapy at: University of British Columbia

Admission requirements to the Master’s of Occupational Therapy:

  • completion of a recognized baccalaureate degree in a health-related discipline such as Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Life Sciences or Social Sciences and the successful completion of a minimum of 3 credits in research methods and/or analysis
  • academic standing of a minimum B+ (76%) average in senior level courses (300 and 400 level)
  • a faculty member eligible to supervise MSc students (a member of the Faculty of Graduate Studies) who is willing to supervise the applicant's project.

Occupational Therapy at: University of Manitoba

Admission requirements for the Masters of Occupational Therapy:

  • successful completion of an undergraduate degree from a university recognized by the University of Manitoba
  • a minimum grade point average of ‘B’ in the last 60 credit hours of study
  • successful completion of required prerequisite courses including the following:
                                   - 6 credits in Psychology
                                   - 6 credits in Sociology
                                   - 3 credits in Statistics
                                   - 6 credits in Human Anatomy
                                   - 3 credits in Human Physiology
                                   - 3 credits in Child Development
                                   - 3 credits in Developmental Psychology – Adolescent to Old Age
                                   - academic standing of at least “C” for all prerequisite courses

King’s can offer the undergraduate degree for acceptance into the Masters of Occupational Therapy at Universities of Alberta, British Columbia or Manitoba. Exact course offerings that apply as prerequisites to the degree should be researched in advance.