Occupational Therapy Preparation (OTPrep) Concentration

If you are interested in becoming an occupational therapist, the Occupational Therapy Preparation Concentration in the Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Services and Sciences is a great first step. We’ll prepare you with the necessary biomedical background, plus we’ll help instill professionalism, communication skills, skills in using research to make decisions, and we’ll help you understand our rapidly changing health care systems and policies.

This concentration will prepare you to apply to the WMU occupational therapy graduate program and graduate OT programs at other institutions. You must satisfy all the requirements of the HSS bachelor's degree, including the capstone course. In addition, you will take the following courses:

Occupational Therapy Preparation Concentration requirements

  • BIOS 1120 - Principles of Biology - Credits: 3 hours
  • BIOS 2400 - Human Physiology - Credits: 4 hours
  • PSY 1000 - General Psychology - Credits: 3 hours
  • PSY 2500 - Abnormal Psychology - Credits: 3 hours
  • OT 4990 - Fundamentals of Occupational Therapy - Credits: 3 hours
  • STAT 3660 - Data Analysis for Biosciences - Credits: 4 hours - OR
    STAT 1600 - Statistics and Data Analysis - Credits: 3 hours