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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Department of Occupational Therapy

New Orleans, LA

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Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Overview

Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center / Department of Occupational Therapy is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 32

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

209
Applied
35
Accepted
35
Enrolled
17%

Applying

140
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Spring deadline June 16th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (minimum scores: 150 verbal, 141 quantitative, and 3.5 analytical)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; 40 hours of observation in occupational therapy; minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8, cumulative prerequisite 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$31,029
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15

Student Body

69
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.9%
Black or African American 2.9%
White or Caucasian 79%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.45%
Two or more races 4.35%
Unknown 7.25%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 1
Male (1)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Rehabilitation for clients with neurological diagnoses (especially stroke), teaching and learning strategies in OT education, interprofessional education, occupation-based interventions, early intervention in occupational therapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1900 Gravier Street
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
Contact Dr. Kelly L. Alig
Department Head
Email: kalig@lsuhsc.edu
Phone: 504-568-4303
Fax: 504-568-4306

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