In order to earn your Master of Science in Occupational Therapy, you’ll need to earn 74 credits (56 of which are billed credits) at a cost of $1,846 per credit. The estimated total program cost for the 2019 - 2020 academic year for the occupational therapy program is $103,376. Cost per credit and total cost are subject to inflation in early fall.

Financial aid in the form of loans and work study are available for students enrolled in our master’s degree programs. You can learn more about financial aid by contacting the Office of Financial Aid.

Credits (56 Billed Credits)
Average Cost Per Credit*
Total Cost**

* Only 56 credits out of 74 credits are billed at a cost of $1,845 per credit for a total program cost of $103,320.

** Based on the academic year 2021-2022. Cost per credit and total cost subject to inflation.

Admission Requirements

Regis accepts applications solely through the Centralized Application System for Occupational Therapy (OTCAS) portal. Please review OTCAS for all application requirements and deadlines.

  1. Application, résumé, and personal statement
  2. Applicants must achieve at least one of the following levels for admittance:
    • Completion of a related (biology, kinesiology, athletic training) undergraduate degree from an accredited university with a minimum GPA of 3.0 or
    • Completion of an undergraduate degree from an accredited university and a B- or better in all prerequisite courses listed below
  3. Official transcripts
  4. Two recommendation letters from professors or supervisors
  5. Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
  6. A personal interview
  7. A non-refundable application fee
  8. Completion of the following prerequisite courses 1 of study as part of, or in addition to, an undergraduate degree. Coursework must be from an accredited university:
    • Anatomy and Physiology I with Lab - four credits
    • Anatomy and Physiology II with Lab - four credits
    • Human Development (Psychology) - three credits
    • Abnormal Psychology - three credits
    • Kinesiology - three to four credits
    • Sociology - three credits
    • Statistics - three credits
    • Neuroanatomy/Neurobiology - three to four credits
  1. A student who has completed a bachelor’s degree including all of the above prerequisites except one may be granted conditional admission to the program under the stipulation that the outstanding prerequisite be successfully completed prior to beginning the program.

Admission Update

In order to reduce the potential impact of COVID-19 on the health and wellness of the Regis community please follow the new admission criteria below:

  • Use of credit cards is best to submit deposits (or any other payments) at this time
  • We recommend submitting application documents electronically for quicker review
  • We will use unofficial transcripts to review and make decisions *
  • Communication is best directed to your counselor through email during this time

* If accepted, official transcripts will still be required as a contingency of acceptance