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MOT Program Application Process


Beginning with applications for the 2021 class due by March 1st 2021, the GRE will no longer be required. Instead, a video submission will be required.

PLEASE NOTE that the due date for APPLICATIONS to the Graduate School AND to the MOT PROGRAM is MARCH 1.

1. Applications are submitted electronically through the University of Louisiana at Monroe Graduate School at https://www.ulm.edu/gradschool/requirements.html and click on the "APPLY NOW" link. For information go to ulm.edu/gradschool/
2. All prerequisite coursework must have been reviewed and approved by either Dr. Patti Calk (calk@ulm.edu) or Dr. Carolyn Murphy (cmurphy@ulm.edu).

3. Monitor the ULM OT Web site for announcements. 
If you have any questions, please contact:

Dr. Patti Calk
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Dr. Carolyn Murphy
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The ULM OT Department at 318-342-1610

 Applicants who acknowledge a felony conviction are warned that the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy and Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners may bar persons with a felony record from taking the certification examination or from state licensure.

You may contact these organizations for further information:
National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT)(an Early Determination review is available)

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Notification of Admission Status

Letters will be sent based on ranking offering either admission, placement on an alternate list, or non-acceptance. Those who are accepted must respond in writing accepting admission according to the guidelines provided in the letter sent via email.

No information about admissions will be given out, except by letter to the student. 

Student Withdrawal of Application

If the student chooses to withdraw their application for any reason, this withdrawal must be made in writing to the Occupational Therapy office.


If you have any questions regarding these procedures for completing the application process, please contact Dr. Patti Calk at 342-1610 or calk@ulm.edu.