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Idaho State University

The Master of Occupational Therapy program application for the Class of 2023 (admitted Fall 2020) opens on July 18, 2019.  Preference is given to complete applications received by January 20, 2020. 

Application Fees (Fall 2019)

The MOT is a graduate program, and applicants must apply and pay a $120 fee to the ISU Graduate School. 

Successfull applicants will be asked to submit a MOT Acceptance/Seat Confirmation Fee  of $300.00 to:  MOT, Stop 8045, Pocatello, ID 83209. This Acceptance/Seat Confirmation fee is applied to the student's tuition for the first semester.

Application Process

  • Applicants can apply in 2 ways:
    • 1.) with a hardcopy MOT 2019 Application OR
    • 2.) through Occupational Therapy Centralized Application (OTCAS). Visit to apply.  Additional fees apply ($125 for 1 program, $45 for each additional program.)
  • All applicants must initiate their online application with the ISU Graduate School before submitting either type of application to the MOT program.
  • Academic and other credentials will be reviewed competitively and an interview may be required prior to acceptance.
  • Applicants should be aware that although they may meet minimal entry-level requirements it does not guarantee acceptance into the program.

While the MOT program does accept non-resident and international students, the majority of seats are given to qualified Idaho residents in accordance with the mission of the university.

Students will be selected on a competitive basis. Those who are offered seats in the program and who wish to attend should submit the Acceptance/ Seat Confirmation Fee at that time to ensure their seat is reserved.

The ISU Occupational Therapy Program accepts applications on a rolling basis, however, completed applications received by January 15th will receive preference for admissions. Further, receipt of a completed application by January 15th is required if an applicant wishes to be considered for a $1,500 Academic Merit Scholarship.