1. Submit application to the University of Louisiana at Monroe Graduate School for admission into graduate programs. For information go to ulm.edu/gradschool/
2. Construct a portfolio using these downloadable guidelines (as Word .docs):
MOT Application Portfolio Instructions
MOT Application Submission Checklist
MOT Application Criteria
MOT Application Process
MOT Statement of Professional Goals
MOT Technology Literacy Self-Evaluation
MOT Application Form
NOTE: A $50 application fee and a passport-type photo must be included with the portfolio.
3. Submit portfolio to the Occupational Therapy Department, located in Caldwell Hall, Room 111, no later than May 1 at 12:00 noon. If May 1 falls on a weekend or holiday, the due date will be 12:00 noon on the last school day prior to May 1. LATE PORTFOLIOS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
4. Monitor the ULM OT Web site for announcements regarding the dates for the on-campus interviews and writing sessions.
If you have any questions, please contact:
Dr. Patti Calk
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Dr. Carolyn Murphy
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The ULM OT Department at 318-342-1610
NOTE: Applicants who acknowledge a felony conviction are warned that the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners may bar persons with a felony record from taking the certification examination or from state licensure.
You may contact these organizations for further information:
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)
(an Early Determination review is available)
Letters will be sent based on ranking offering either admission, placement on an alternate list, or non-acceptance. Those who are accepted must respond in writing accepting admission according to the guidelines provided in the letter sent.
Individual advising will be provided for those students not accepted into the professional program, in order to plan for the student's success in meeting their academic goals.
No information about admissions will be given out, except by letter to the student.
If the student chooses to withdraw their application for any reason, this withdrawal must be made in writing to the Occupational Therapy office.
If you have any questions regarding these procedures for completing the application process, please contact Dr. Patti Calk at 342-5581 or firstname.lastname@example.org.