Application Requirements

Application Deadline

The application will open August 30. November 15 is the deadline to be guaranteed consideration

Program Begins



Unofficial transcripts from all post-secondary institutions should be uploaded with your electronic application and may be used for departmental admission review purposes. If offered admission, you will be directed and required to submit to the JMU Graduate School an official transcript from any institution from which a degree has been awarded to finalize your admission. Transcripts are considered official if they are sent to JMU directly from the issuing institution.

Required by Program
  • Personal statement (see application for what needs to be covered in your personal statement)
  • Video answering the question - Why are you interested in the JMU OT program? (optional)
  • Three Reference Forms: click here
  • A 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • Prefer a grade of B or better on all prerequisite courses
  • Forty hours of volunteer observation
  • Students accepted into the program from another college/university will be required to identify acquired information seeking skills and computer competency once coursework begins.
Test Requirements

GRE General Test

Online Application
International Applicants

International Graduate Information

International applicants will upload a credential evaluation of their non-U.S. college or university transcripts from one of the services listed at this link: Credential_Evaluation

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