Articulation Agreement in Occupational Therapy with Chatham University

Washington & Jefferson College has a formal agreement with Chatham University for senior students who are interested in matriculating in their Master of Occupational Therapy Program (MOT) following graduation. Guaranteed acceptance for up to two (2) students each year is possible if the following criteria are met:

  1. A minimum of a grade of C in each prerequisite course (see list of courses below).<
  2. A cumulative GPA of 3.50.
  3. A pre-requisite GPA of 3.50 with a minimum of 3 pre-requisite courses completed by the interview date, at least one of which must be a science pre-requisite.
  4. Submission of GRE scores to Chatham.
  5. Successful on-campus interview and writing sample.
  6. Completion of all Chatham University Master of Occupational Therapy requirements, which include: completion of the online application through OTCAS, volunteer hours in an occupational therapy facility, and 3 letters of reference (1 academic, 1 occupational therapist involved in your OT volunteer/work experience, and 1 supervisor/staff from that experience). All information must be submitted by October 1.

In addition to the above, students at Washington & Jefferson College will be guaranteed an interview for consideration of acceptance into the Chatham University Master of Occupational Therapy program if all of the following criteria are met:

  1. A minimum of a grade of C in each prerequisite course (see list of courses below).
  2. An overall grade point average of 3.20.
  3. A pre-requisite GPA of 3.50 with a minimum of 3 pre-requisite courses completed by the interview date, at least one of which must be a science pre-requisite.
  4. Submission of GRE scores to Chatham.
  5. Completion of all Chatham University Master of Occupational Therapy requirements, which include: completion of the online application through OTCAS, volunteer hours in an occupational therapy facility, and 3 letters of reference (1 academic, 1 occupational therapist involved in your OT volunteer/work experience, and 1 supervisor/staff from that experience). All information must be submitted by October 1.

Prerequisite courses:

  1. Biology 121, 131, 209 and 235
  2. Math 125 or 245
  3. Psychology 101, 102, 245 and 265

Information about the MOT program at Chatham University can be found at the Chatham MOT website. It is highly recommended that students interested in Chatham's OT program meet with a faculty member from Chatham during their sophomore or junior year.