International Admissions

The VCU Global Education Office processes undergraduate and graduate applications for non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. residents.

Please visit the website for the Global Education Office at:

Applicants for admission to the VCU Occupational Therapy Department Post Professional Masters and OTD programs must hold the academic equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree in occupational therapy from an accredited university. Students who have not already passed the NBCOT certification exam, but who have completed occupational therapy program at WFOT approved schools, will be considered for admission to the Post Professional Masters and OTD programs.

Completion of VCU Post Professional programs allows you to apply as a Category B applicant for the NBCOT certification exam if you chose to. Completing our post professional program is a step toward taking the NBCOT exam, but this alone does not guarantee eligibility. It is not necessary to take or pass the certification exam to successfully complete a degree.

Specific questions about the NBCOT certification examination should be addressed to: