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Admission Requirements

  • Admission requirements for the post-professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate program include:

    • Master’s degree in Occupational Therapy (Bachelor’s degree with extensive OT practice background will be considered) with minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
    • OT license (in state of practice)
    • AOTA and state OT association membership

    Candidates for the post-professional OTD program will be considered for enrollment on a rolling basis.

    Applicants are asked to submit the following information to the Gannon University Office of Graduate Admissions:

    • Completed graduate application (
    • Official academic transcripts from all prior institutions
    • Curriculum Vitae or Professional Resume
    • Copy of OT license
    • One letter of recommendation
    • Personal statement of professional and educational goals

    Application materials may be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions by email (, mail (Attn: Office of Graduate Admissions, Gannon University, 109 University Square, Erie, PA 16541) or fax (814-871-5827).



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