Why study Occupational Therapy at Le Moyne College?

The Direct Entry 4+2 Program in Occupational Therapy provides high school seniors guaranteed admission to Le Moyne’s Occupational Therapy master’s program following completion of a bachelor’s degree in either psychology or sociology at Le Moyne. The program aims to prepare students for joining a community of forward-thinking, reflective, compassionate, creative, and competent health care professionals with a commitment to lifelong learning.

Program Highlights

Eligibility requirements for admission:
  • 92 minimum GPA
  • 20 hours clinical observation experience
  • 1100 minimum SAT (critical reading and math) or 22 minimum ACT
  • Required High School Courses: English (4), Foreign Language (3), Mathematics (3), Natural Science (3), Social Studies (3)
  • Recommendations: supervisor (1), guidance counselor or teacher (1)
  • A completed application by February 1
  • Interview (by invitation only)

Blends on-campus student life with off-campus program studies at our downtown Syracuse site, offering the city as a living laboratory where students can research and assess opportunities to aid those in need.

Fosters forward-thinking attitude and leadership while promoting occupational justice in local and global communities.

Occupational Therapy: Distinct Value


Occupational Therapy (OT) helps individuals, no matter their abilities, live life to the fullest. Occupational Therapists provide valuable solutions for a wide range of businesses, people, and environments.


The field of Occupational Therapy is projected to grow 27% between 2014 and 2024, with an annual salary of $81,910, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

OTs can be found working with:


  • Mental Health Services
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Classroom Design
  • Parent Education
  • Social Skills Training

Adolescents and Young Adults

  • Adaptive Sports
  • Transition Planning
  • Sexuality
  • Money Management
  • Life Skills Training

Workforce and Community Members

  • Stress Management
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Health Risk Management
  • Return to Work Program
  • Ergonomic Assessment & Design

Baby Boomers

  • Driving and Community Mobility
  • Home Modifications
  • Caregiver Support
  • Adaptations for Visual Impairment
  • Fall Prevention

Degree Options

Direct Entry 4+2 Occupational Therapy Program

Students accepted into the Direct Entry Occupational Therapy Program choose Psychology or Sociology as their undergraduate major. Provided good academic and social standings are met, admission is guaranteed to Le Moyne’s master’s degree program in Occupational Therapy Studies.

Advising Path for B.S. PSY to M.S. OT

Learn more in the Le Moyne College Catalog

Contact Us

Occupational Therapy Department:

Psychology Department

Sociology Department