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Joint Degree MSOT/MPH
Application Process and Deadlines

The joint degree Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)/ Master of Public Health (MPH) at Washington University in St. Louis is offered through the Program in Occupational Therapy and the George Warren Brown School of Social Work.

The Program in Occupational Therapy is ranked as the #1 occupational therapy program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and the program offers the finest in occupational therapy education and patient care, all built on a strong foundation of innovative practice and research. The Brown School’s innovative public health program is housed within the nation’s #1 school of social work, ranked by U.S. News & World Report. The program is recognized for its flexibility, quality of education, opportunities in experiential learning and practicum, and scholarship support.

Joint degree applicants will be required to apply to both the MSOT and MPH programs.

Application Process

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy Application: You will apply to the Program in Occupational Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis through the OTCAS common application system. Visit https://portal.otcas.org to apply. OTCAS opens July 19, 2016 for fall 2017 admissions.

Master of Public Health Application: You will apply to the Master of Public Health Program through the SOPHAS common application system. Visit http://www.sophas.org to apply. You can find additional information at mph.wustl.edu/apply.

Deadlines

Master of Science in Occupational Therapy:  The Program in Occupational Therapy admits one class each year in the fall. Applicants typically begin the admission process during the preceding fall and must complete all required elements by the December 15 deadline.  We also must receive your GRE scores by December 15. Applicants are encouraged to complete the application process well in advance of the deadline.

Application Deadline: December 15

The OTCAS system closes after December 15 and will not reopen until mid-July for the following academic year.  The Program in Occupational Therapy awards scholarships at the time of acceptance. The scholarships selection process is competitive and based on the quality of the student’s application.

Master of Public Health: The Master of Public Health program admits one class each year in the fall. The application deadline for joint degree students is December 15 for admission and scholarship consideration. Prospective students may apply to the MPH program at the same time they are applying to the OT program or may choose to apply in the first year of their OT studies. 

Application Deadline: December 15


 

Campus Visit(s)

We encourage you to visit both campuses. Visit sessions are held bi-monthly at the Program in Occupational Therapy. To view upcoming visit sessions, please click here or send an email to wuotinfo@wustl.edu.

The Brown School offers monthly MPH information sessions as well as personalized visits. Please click here to view the schedule of upcoming sessions or to schedule a visit online. You may also contact the Brown School Office of Admissions and Recruitment at (314) 935-6676 or brownadmissions@wustl.edu






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