The Occupational Therapy program at The Sage Colleges, which is accredited by the American Occupational Therapy Association (ACOTE), achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Certification Exam in 2013 through 2015, according to the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy.


For admission to the Occupational Therapy program, students must earn a minimum overall 3.25 GPA in undergraduate coursework and complete the following prerequisite courses.

Please note that a 3.0 average in OT Program Science Prerequisites (Anatomy & Physiology 1 & 2 and Physics) is required for admission.

OT Program Prerequisites (completed prior to entry into the graduate OT Program)

  • Anatomy & Physiology I and II (with labs)
  • Physics I (with lab)
  • Introduction to Psychology (General Psychology)
  • Human Development (Lifespan Development)
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Statistics
  • 3 credits of Sociology or Anthropology

Additionally, students should complete and document a minimum of 20 hours of clinical observation under the supervision of an occupational therapist prior to beginning the professional program.