Kean University Announces
Combined B.A./M.A. Route
UNION, N.J. –The Department of Occupational Therapy (OT) of Kean University is pleased to announce that the master’s in OT program is now part of a combined bachelor’s- and master’s-level entry option for all students interested in becoming occupational therapists. Eligible students can apply now for entry into the OT program via the B.A./M.S. route for fall 2004.
Students can receive their bachelor’s degree in their selected major at the end of four years and a master’s degree in OT at the end of six years. Students are admitted into one of the following 12 undergraduate programs: biology (pre-professional); earth science (general); psychology; history; philosophy and religion; political science; public communication; recreation administration – therapeutic-recreation option; fine arts; economics; Spanish; or sociology. The bachelor’s degree in OT no longer exists. During their junior year, students may apply for admission to the existing Master of Science in occupational therapy program. If accepted, courses taken during the first year of the M.S. in OT program will be used to complete the elective requirements of the undergraduate major.
To be eligible to apply to the master’s program, the student must
first meet the University requirements for their chosen undergraduate
major as well as the prerequisite courses required for the OT program.
These requirements must be completed by the end of the first summer session
before the student expects to start the master’s in OT program.