College of Health Professions

Department of occupational therapy and occupational science

New Student Requirements

Once admitted to one of the Occupational Therapy programs, you will need to fulfill certain requirements before the semester begins. Without these requirements completed you will not be allowed to commence coursework. The requirements for the combined BS/MS and the Professional Masters programs are listed below.

The asterisks denotes health documents that are in addition to the health form you received when you were admitted to Towson University. The Towson University documents should be returned to the University Health Center.
To access the health forms go to

The Occupational Therapy documents should be uploaded to your personal Certified Background Profile.  Please see instructions creating your Document Manager Profile in your acceptance packet to the program.

Combined BS/MS Program - Due Dates for Admission Confirmation

The following information must be remitted in order for you to complete your admission in the program.  If you have additional questions, please contact Melissa Egerton, Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator at 410-704-2653 or or Hannah Franklin, Fieldwork Secretary, Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science at 410-704-3626 or


When What Submit To:
June 1

Program Intent Form


Towson University Health Documents

Department of Occupational Therapy

Please note that the Towson University health documents you received after being accepted to the university, should be returned to the University Health Center by June 1, 2015

June 15 Official transcripts from any outstanding prerequisite coursework from Spring Term not taken at Towson University. Melissa Egerton, Admissions Coordinator,  College of Health Professions 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252
July 15 The following health documentation *

a. current health insurance; health insurance must be carried throughout the entire program (copy of insurance card front and back)

b. certification in infant ,child and adult CPR for Healthcare Providers with renewals required every 2 years (copy of CPR card front and back). Local CPR courses

c.  Physical Examination form completed by healthcare provider.

d.. a completed immunization / health record/ with titers.

  1. results of a 2 step P.P.D. test, Tspot, or Quaniteron Gold Blood Test
  2. Titer results required for :Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Varicella and Hep B.

  ** If titers results are negative updated vaccinations are required and then another titer completed.  If Hepatitis B titer is negative you must complete at least the first two series of three Hepatitis B vaccines or completion of the Hepatitis B declination form **

        3.  TDAP vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, &  pertussis).

  e.  Influenza- Due October 15, 2015

IMPORTANT - These documents must be uploaded to your Certified Background profile, by July 15, 2015.

Please see Instructions page in your acceptance packet.  All questions can be directed to the fieldwork secretary at



Please note:  If you are new to Towson University you will also need to submit the required university health documents to the University Health Center.

  Fall schedule of classes will begin to be emailed out the week of 7/27 to students who have turned in all of the above information and it has been processed. You will NOT receive your schedule until ALL documents are submitted and processed.  
Due by End of Fall Semester

Completion of 3rd Hepatitis B Vaccine with titers results.  Completion of a free hearing screening at the Speech-Language Hearing Center, Institute for Well-Being.  You will recieve information regarding screening beginning of fall semester.

Hannah Franklin, Fieldwork Secretary, Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science



Department of Occupational Therapy and Occupational Science
Enrollment Services, Room 245

Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00 a.m.–5 p.m.

Phone: 410-704-2762
Fax: 410-704-2322



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