School of Health Professions banner

SHP Home

OT Home

Contact Information

Faculty & Staff


Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT)

Post Professional Doctorate (OTD)


Scholarships & Awards

Student Life

The Profession

Americans Disabilities Act

Master of Science in Health Professions

MOT Prerequisites

    NOTE: Prerequisites do not need to be completed by the application deadline. However, if accepted they must be completed by spring semester of the year of enrollment. No prerequisites are offered on the UTMB campus.

  • Abnormal Psychology - 3 hours
  • Anatomy and Physiology (including lab) - 8 hours
  • *Human Movement or Physics - 3 hours (i.e., kinesiology or biomechanics)
  • Lifespan Human Development - 3 hours
  • *Neurological Basis for Human Behavior - 3 hours (i.e., physiological psychology, behavioral neurosciences, biopsychology, brain & behavior, neuroanatomy, neurobiology, neurophysiology, neuroscience)
  • Statistics - 3 hours
  • Behavioral Sciences - 3 hours (take one) (i.e. Intro to Sociology, Intro to Anthropology, or Intro to Psychology)

  • * Human Movement, and Neurological Basis courses are only offered at 4 year institutions.

Course Equivalencies for Texas Colleges and Universities

Alvin Community College
Angelina College
Austin Community College
Baylor University
Blinn College
College of the Mainland
Collin County Community College
Dallas County College District
Grayson County College
Houston Baptist University
Houston Community College
Kilgore College
Lamar University
Lone Star College System
Prairie View A&M University
Sam Houston State University
San Antonio College
San Jacinto Community College
South Texas College
Stephen F. Austin University
Texas A&M University - College Station
Texas A&M University - Commerce
Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Texas A&M University - Kingsville
Texas Southern University
Texas State University
Texas Tech University
Texas Woman's University
University of Houston - Clear Lake
University of Houston - Main
University of Houston - Victoria
University of North Texas
University of Texas - Austin
University of Texas - Tyler