A cooperative program between Mount St. Mary’s and the Sacred Heart University School of Occupational Therapy is available to students seeking a liberal arts education and a career in occupational therapy. This dual-degree program allows students to earn an undergraduate degree from the Mount and a master's degree from Sacred Heart University School of Occupational Therapy over a six year period.
Occupational Therapy Dual-degree Requirements at the Mount
Completion of the Veritas Program
Completion of a Mount major
Completion of prerequisite courses:
BIOL 110, 111, 201, 303
PSYCH 100, 203 and
Either 206 or 207; SOC 100; COMM 230; PHIL 301 or THEOL 300; a non-Western studies course.
To gain preferential admission status to the Sacred Heart University School of Occupational Therapy students must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 overall, a GPA of at least 3.2 in the graduate program prerequisites, successfully complete an on-site interview, and receive the recommendation of the health professions advisor at the Mount.