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Do I have to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE)?

Although the GRE is typically required for this program, for the 2022 admissions cycle GRE scores will not be required. For more information see testing requirements.

How long is the program?

Occupational therapists holding a master's degree take a total of 52 credits (including course work) and complete a dissertation. NYU Steinhardt graduates with a post-professional master's in OT must complete a minimum of 42 credits and write a dissertation. Full-time or part-time study is available.

Is the degree funded?

All full-time PhD students are eligible for a multi-year funding package that supports tuition and living expenses. Learn more about funding for full-time PhD students.

Where can I reach out with additional questions?

Please email