OT Prospective Students

The Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) degree program offers a 91-credit hour program beginning in the spring semester. Our curriculum spans 7 semesters for full-time students. We currently do not have scholarships or graduate assistantships. If you are accepted into our program, there is a $150 acceptance fee. For additional information, please refer to our admissions requirements or email the Department of Occupational Therapy at

The LSUHSC Department of Occupational Therapy MOT degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 6116 Executive Boulevard, Suite 200, North Bethesda, MD 20852-4249. ACOTE’s telephone number is 601-652-6611. For additional information related to the program’s accreditation status, click here.


For individuals interested in applying for admission to the Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) program, we offer group Information Sessions. An OT faculty member will facilitate a one-hour session on the first Friday of January through June, October, and November. Information sessions begin promptly at 1:00 PM CST. 

The 2024 dates are as follows: January 5, February 2, March 1, April 5, May 3, June 7, October 4, and November 

Information Sessions are held in the OT Department, 1900 Gravier Street, Room 8A12, and a Zoom option is available. Click the link below to register for an Information Session.


MOT Information Session Registration


The interview dates for persons applying for admission to the class starting January of 2024, will be Thurs. Aug. 10 and Fri. Aug. 11, 2023. Applying to the program does not guarantee an invitation to interview. See Admissions Guidebook below for more information.

Admissions Guidebook for Applicants

Admissions Requirements

Technical Standards

Scholastic Requirements


American Occupational Therapy Association

Tuition and Fees

Documentation of Experience