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New York Institute of Technology

Department of Occupational Therapy

Old Westbury, NY

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Overview

New York Institute of Technology / Department of Occupational Therapy is located in Old Westbury, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 37

Earning Your Degree

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

140
Applied
57
Accepted
42
Enrolled
41%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline October 31st October 31st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree; minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0; academic record with coursework in humanities, social sciences, and life sciences; competence in written and spoken English; 100 hours of volunteer work under the supervision of licensed occupational therapist; 3 professional letters of recommendation; essay

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

110
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.55%
Black or African American 2.73%
White or Caucasian 68%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

12
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 4
Male (2)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Pediatric interventions; virtual reality; concussions and brain injury in college athletes; health and well-being in the LGBTQ community; community health; assessment and technology use in substance abuse
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 8000
Old Westbury, NY  11568-8000
United States
Contact Dr. Razan Hamed
Chair
Email: rhamed@nyit.edu
Phone: 516-686-3863