In order to be eligible for acceptance into East Carolina University's Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MS) program, the following requirements must be met.
|Prerequisites||Semester Hours||Equivalent ECU Course Numbers|
|*Human Anatomy with Lab (or Anatomy and Physiology I with lab)||4||BIOL 2140 and 2141|
|*Human Physiology with Lab (or Anatomy and Physiology II with lab)||4||BIOL 2150 and 2151|
|*Statistics||3||MATH 2228 or BIOS 1500 or MATH 2283 or PSYC 2101|
|Developmental Psychology/Lifespan Development - must cover birth to death (cannot be a motor development course)||3||PSYC 3206|
|Abnormal Psychology||3||PSYC 4375|
|Reasoning course such as logic, ethics, or critical thinking (often come from a philosophy department)||3||PHIL 1500 or PHIL 1175 or PHIL 1180 or PHIL 2275|
|Introduction to Sociology OR Introduction to Anthropology OR Introduction to Cultural Anthropology (cannot be higher level course such as Sociology of the Family)||3||SOCI 2110 or ANTH 1000 or ANTH 2200|
|Medical Terminology or demonstrate proficiency in medical terminology by passing an exam with ECU OT.||1-3||HIMA 3000 or ATEP 2800|
|Exploring Occupational Therapy (recommended, not required)||3||OCCT 3000|
*These courses must be completed within 5 years prior to beginning the MSOT program.
Admitted students for fall 2017 had an average undergraduate GPA of 3.67 and average pre-requisite GPA of 3.75. Average Verbal GRE score was 157 (72.4%); average Quantitative score was 154 (54.5%); and 4.5 (70.7%) for GRE writing.