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Florida International University

Department of Occupational Therapy

Miami, FL

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Florida International University

Overview

Florida International University / Department of Occupational Therapy is located in Miami, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 48

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Alternate accepted

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

190
Applied
60
Accepted
52
Enrolled
32%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 15th February 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work, letter of intent, 3 letters of recommendation, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

155
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
94%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 65.16%
Black or African American 9.03%
White or Caucasian 19%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 3.23%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.58%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

13
Total faculty
Full-time - 4
Part-time - 9
Male (3)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Senior transportation and driving, foster care, adolescent transitions, independent living skills development, family and patient-centered care, aging, quality of life, social justice, cognition
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 11200 Southwest 8th Street
Miami, FL  33199
United States
Contact Dr. Lynn Richard
Interim Chair
Email: lyrichar@fiu.edu
Phone: 305-348-2921