• Admissions Requirements

    In addition to the standard College admission process, students are accepted into the Occupational Therapy program based on a ranking point system. In order to be considered for admission into the program, the student must:

    • submit the completed application for admission and all required admission documentation by July 15.
    • complete all prerequisite course requirements
    • furnish two letters of reference from medical and/or teaching professionals (Recommendation Sheets)
    • have a minimum grade point average of 2.5.
    • have completed a minimum of 10 hours of observation in the occupational therapy field by the application deadline (Log Sheets) (Available Clinical Sites for observation)


    • ENGL 1301 
    • BIOL 2404 
    • Recommend HPRS 1106 and HPRS 1204 to be taken as continuing education courses.  

    After program acceptance, the student must submit a completed physical examination which includes the complete Hepatitis B series, all college transcripts included Del Mar College and a current card of completion in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Health Care Providers which must be maintained throughout the program. Upon enrollment, the student must pass a background check and drug screen test, at student’s expense, for security clearance and continued enrollment in the program.

    Further information will be provided for accepted applicants during the Occupational Therapy Assistant Program orientation.

    Contact the program director for further information at (361) 698-1845.