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The University of Kansas

Department of Occupational Therapy Education

Kansas City, KS

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The University of Kansas

Overview

The University of Kansas / Department of Occupational Therapy Education is located in Kansas City, KS, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) Occupational therapy
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Therapeutic science
Master of Occupational Therapy (MOT) Occupational therapy

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

218
Applied
49
Accepted
48
Enrolled
22%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st April 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 40 hours of paid work or volunteer experience working directly with people with special needs, 3 letters of recommendation, personal statement, program statement of interest, bachelor's degree with 40 hours of prerequisite work, minimum GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Requirements 24 hours of master's-level research

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Recommended

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 Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

152
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
83%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.61%
Black or African American 0.66%
White or Caucasian 83%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.66%
Asian 2.63%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.29%
Unknown 1.32%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Impact of sensory processing in everyday life; improving balance, motor skills, and independence with community nonprofit organizations serving people with special needs; improving self-confidence and self-sufficiency with poverty-based services in community; working with autism population in a community-wide aquatics program; improving quality of life of people living with cancer and chronic illness
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
12,331

Location & Contact

Address Mail Stop 2003
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
United States
Contact Dr. Winifred W. Dunn
Professor/Chair
Email: wdunn@kumc.edu
Phone: 913-588-7195
Fax: 913-588-4568