How to Apply

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February 3, 2023*

Application Deadline
Fall Term

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Step 1 - Apply Online

OTCAS

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Step 2 - Submit FIU Graduate School Application

Graduate Application

 

Applying for admission to the FIU Mater of Science in Occupational Therapy (MS-OT) program begins via the Occupational  Therapist Centralized Application Service (OTCAS) portal.

OTCAS must receive all information by the application deadline. We encourage you to APPLY EARLY.

Applicants are required to submit a Graduate School application in addition to the OTCAS application. The cost of the application is $30. Students are encouraged to complete this application after submission of their OTCAS application.

Step 1: OTCAS Application

  1. Create your account on the OTCAS portal and fill out the application as instructed.
  2. Send all official transcripts directly to OTCAS:

    Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)
    P.O. Box 9120
    Watertown, MA 02471

    Please note:
    • We no longer require the GRE for admission into our program. You do not need to submit GRE scores to OTCAS.
    • OTCAS does not accept paper references. Letters of recommendation are submitted electronically through the OTCAS system.

     

  3. OTCAS must receive by the deadline date all official transcripts, references and the application.
  4. Once your application is complete, OTCAS will verify your documents before releasing them to Florida International University. IMPORTANT: FIU cannot access unverified applications. Applicants should confirm their status as verified with OTCAS. Applicants are responsible for keeping track of their verification status with OTCAS and should check in regularly as needed.

For any questions about the receipt, processing, and verification of your application, please contact OTCAS Customer Service at Tel: 617-612-2860 | Email: otcasinfo@otcas.org.

Step 2: FIU Graduate School Application

  1. Applicants are required to submit a Graduate School application. This application is required in addition to the OTCAS application. The cost of the application is $30. Students are encouraged to complete this application after submission of their OTCAS application.
  2. Send all official transcripts directly to FIU Graduate School:

    Florida International University
    Graduate Admissions BT201
    11200 SW 8th Street
    Miami, FL 33199

Contact Us

For assistance or questions regarding our admission and/or application requirements, please contact the FIU Occupational Therapy department:

Tel: 305-348-6068
Fax: 305-348-1240
Email: occupthe@fiu.edu