For admission into the MOT and the BSIHS/MOT tracks, applicants must meet the general college admission requirements found in the Catalog and submit:
For admission into the MOT track, applicants must also submit official transcript(s) indicating completion of:
As a distance education program, it is important for applicants to understand the requirements with regard to characteristics of a successful online student, necessary computer skills, and technology requirements. Therefore, applicants should review the information available under Distance Education in the College catalog and/or website, and complete the online readiness assessment available on the website to ensure readiness.
For OTAs outside of North Carolina, the College must have state authorization to offer distance education in your home state before your application can be considered.
An interview may be requested for either the MOT or BSIHS/MOT tracks as part of the stepwise admissions process.
Students enrolling in the combined BSIHS/MOT curriculum track will be required to maintain a GPA of 3.0 in order to progress to the master’s degree coursework.
A criminal background screening showing a felony conviction may prohibit eligibility for future licensure, and therefore may preclude admission into the program.
Important Note for Students Who Plan to Seek Professional Licensure Outside North Carolina
If you are considering a Cabarrus College program leading to professional licensure, prior to starting your program of study please contact applicable licensure board(s) in the state(s) you wish to practice. Cabarrus College programs meet licensure eligibility requirements in the state of North Carolina, however Cabarrus College cannot confirm whether a program meets professional licensure requirements in states other than North Carolina. It is the student’s responsibility to confirm program eligibility for licensure in any state outside of North Carolina.
The National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) website provides contact information for each state board of nursing.
The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) website provides contact information for each occupational therapy state regulatory board.