How  To Apply

SUDOT requires potential students to go through OTCAS for the application process.  This is an online centralized application service located at which has a thorough and accurate list of all required documents and prerequisites for the program.  For a list of the prerequisites, please go to Shenandoah University that can be found on the list of participating programs located on OTCAS.  The application process is closed for the 2013 admission application, but will be available after July 17th, 2013 to apply for fall 2014.  All applications for fall 2014 must be completed by our closing date of November 30th, 2013.

Who Can Apply

Students who can apply to the SUDOT: (either campus)

  • SU undergraduate juniors who are guaranteed accepted to SUDOT as a freshman
  • COTA’s (Certified Occupational Therapy Assistants)
  • Applicants that hold a Bachelor’s Degree or higher

All students, upon graduation from the Shenandoah University’s Division of Occupational Therapy (SUDOT), will receive a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy.  The SUDOT is in compliance with the Standards for an Accredited Educational Program for the Occupational Therapist from  the Accreditation Council of Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE).  Our next full accreditation review is in 2020-2021.

PO Box 31220
Bethesda, MD  20824-1220
Phone (301)652-AOTA (2682)

Nat’l Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
12 S. Summit Ave., Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD  20877-4150
Phone (301)990-7979 Fax (301)869-8492