International Applicants

Welcome International Applicants! 

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Successful candidates will be;

  • Occupational therapists from a WFOT accredited program (

  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in occupational therapy.

  • Have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent) for the last 60 credits of coursework leading to their degree.

  • International applicants must meet English competency score.  


What This Program Doesn’t Do

Taking this Post-Professional program will NOT directly allow internationally-educated occupational therapists (IEOTs) to work in Canada as an occupational therapist.  

To be eligible to work in Canada IEOTs must FIRST apply to the Association of Canadian Occupational Therapy Regulatory Organizations (ACOTRO) to complete an assessment process called the Substantial Equivalency Assessment System (SEAS).  This process has several steps and associated fees.

 Please see the following websites for more information;