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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy

Chapel Hill, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Division of Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Occupational therapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Occupational science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 18

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional
Collaborative research project
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

102
Applied
25
Accepted
25
Enrolled
25%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 1st January 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree in occupational therapy, relevant social behavioral sciences or health field

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

56
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.79%
Black or African American 10.71%
White or Caucasian 75%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.57%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 8.93%

Gender

Male (12%)
Female (87%)

Faculty

10
Total faculty
Full-time - 9
Part-time - 1
Male (2)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Parents and infants in co-occupations, psychosocial dysfunction, predictors of autism, factors influencing the occupation of primates, factors influencing occupations of people with dementia, occupational development of young children
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
645,274

Location & Contact

Address Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Ms. Virginia Dickie
Director
Email: virginia_dickie@med.unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-2452
Fax: 919-966-9007

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