It is a field that provides many opportunities for the candidate who has the intelligence, the empathy, the personal integrity, and the skills to provide a wide range of services to various population and age groups.
Separate cohort for:
The application process is a two-tiered one-
- One application is to The New Seminary – for admission as a part of the Seminary cohort of students.
- The other is the traditional application to Long Island University OT Department.
The student must first be accepted to the seminary in order to be considered by the University for their Graduate Program.
Candidates must meet the criteria set by the University.
With a BA:
- Regionally accepted university degree
- Minimum 3.0 GPA in science courses
- Minimum 67 credits
- Liberal arts courses
LIU discounts per credit charges by 15% for Seminary cohort students. ( All other charges apply.)
A range of student loans, subsidized and unsubsidized are available. Partial scholarships may be awarded in recognition of academic excellence.
Financial aid advice is provided by the Seminary and LIU.
Apply early for maximum financial assistance
3 years (after initial year of prerequisites)
The New Seminary entered into affiliation with Long Island University to offer the B.S./M.S. Degree in Occupational Therapy with the first group of women beginning their studies in Fall of 2010. Seven classes have already graduated with 100% pass rate of the NBCOT, and enjoy singular success. Most of the students had multiple job offers before graduation; the services are high in demand, with agencies constantly requesting them.