Occupational Therapy Application Process & Requirements
Huntington University’s doctoral program in occupational therapy (OTD) will annually admit a class of 32 students, who will begin study in August each year.
Important Deadlines for Fall 2015
Application Deadline (OTCAS): June 1, 2015
To be considered for first-round decisions and interviews, we recommend completing your application by October 1, 2014.
First-Round Acceptance Decisions Announced: January 2015
Other Important Dates
Visit Days: October 27, 2014 / February 16, 2015 / March 27, 2015
Interviews (by invitation only): held during visit days listed above
Classes begin: August 24, 2015
1. Before starting the application process, please review the Minimum Application Requirements to be sure you meet the minimum qualifications to be considered for admission to the OTD program.
2. Huntington University uses the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS). Please visit https://portal.otcas.org/ to create your OTCAS account. Complete the OTCAS application and submit supporting credentials as instructed at www.otcas.org.
All official transcripts should be sent directly to OTCAS:
Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)
P.O. Box 9120
Watertown, MA 02471
Where to Send Your Application:
OTCAS must receive the application, references, and transcripts by June 1.
Once your application is complete, OTCAS will verify your documents before releasing them to
Huntington University. Please note that Huntington University cannot access unverified applications.
Applicants should confirm their status as verified with OTCAS.
For any questions about the receipt, processing, and verification of your application, please contact
OTCAS Customer Service:
For other questions, please contact Huntington University's OT office:
OTCAS does not accept GRE scores at this time.
OTCAS does not accept paper references. Letters of recommendation are submitted electronically through
the OTCAS system.
3. Pay Huntington University's $50 supplemental application fee online at www.huntington.edu/appfee. You may also pay by mailing a check payable to Huntington University (address below) or over the phone with credit/debit at 260-359-4283.
4. In addition to the application and recommendations you submit to OTCAS, please remember that Huntington University also must receive official GRE scores by June 1. Huntington University's code for the GRE is 1304, and the department code is 0618. If you cannot find this department code, you can either leave it blank or enter code 5199. As long as you list our school code (1304), it will get to us. The scores may be sent to:
Attn: Sara Diehl
2303 College Avenue
Huntington, IN 46750
5. Interview Invitations
Eligible candidates will be invited for an interview with a faculty member. Opportunities for individual interviews will be offered on October 27th, February 16th, and March 27th.
Please read through our Frequently Asked Questions page. If you need additional assistance, please contact Sara Diehl at 260-359-4161.