TJU Partnership Programs - Admission Requirements

Thomas Jefferson University Partnership Programs

Program Prerequisite Courses Length of Program/Degrees Earned
Occupational Therapy Pre-calculus or calculus, 3 years of science including biology 3 years at IU, 2 1/2 years at TJU; B.S. in Exercise Science, M.S. in Occupational Therapy, 5 1/2 years total
Physical Therapy Pre-calculus or calculus, 3 years of science including chemistry 3 years at IU, 3 years at TJU; B.S. in Exercise Science, D.P.T. in Physical Therapy, 6 years total



For admission to the M.S.O.T. or D.P.T. programs, please submit an essay and an activities resume. You will also need to meet the following requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or the equivalent
  • Cumulative high school GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Completion with satisfactory grades of 16 units of high school work (as shown on an official high school transcript) including the following minimum number of college preparatory courses:
    • Social studies - 2 units
    • Foreign language - 2 units
    • Mathematics - 2 units
    • Science (1 laboratory) - 2 units
    • Electives - 4 units. The electives may be chosen from any major subjects accepted for graduation in an accredited high school.
  • SAT scores of 1650 or higher combining scores from Math, Critical Reading and Writing, or the equivalent on the ACT
  • Volunteer/observation hours (OT and PT applicants should have 25 hours complete at the time of application).

Please send your application materials to:

Immaculata University Office of Admission
1145 King Road
P.O. Box 642
Immaculata, PA 19345

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