Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Below are frequently asked questions sorted by the topic of question.  If there are any questions that are not answered below and can't be found throughout our website please reach out to askot@mcmaster.ca



I am having trouble booking a language proficiency test, what do I do?
Do you offer a part-time or online option?
What was the sub-GPA cut-off for interview?
Can you assist me with my sub-GPA calculation?
If a retake a course which grade will be used in my sub-GPA calculation?
Does the OT program have any prerequisites?
Do you require references or a personal statement?
Can I meet with faculty or staff to discuss my transcripts, application or admission criteria?
Can I apply as a mature student?
Can I get advanced standing based on courses completed from another professional program?
I am in my fourth year and want to apply, however I won't be finished by June 30, does that matter?
I have a bachelors degree in occupational therapy from another country, am I eligible to apply?
Do I need experience to apply to the program?
What is Professional Practica/Clinical Placement?
Who arranges clinical placements?
Can students ask to be assigned to specific placements?
Can clinical partners request specific students?
Where can students be assigned to clinical placements?
Do I need a vehicle / my own transit to complete this program?
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