OTCAS Information

Admission Requirements

Application Deadline: January 15

The Philadelphia University Master of Science in Occupational Therapy uses the Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS).

Please visit https://portal.otcas.org/ to create your OTCAS account.

All official transcripts should be sent directly to OTCAS:

Occupational Therapy Centralized Application Service (OTCAS)
P.O. Box 9120
Watertown, MA 02471

Phone: 617.612.2860
Email: otcasinfo@otcas.org
Website: http://portal.otcas.org/

Where to Send Your Application:
OTCAS must receive the application, references, and transcripts in the fall in order to verify and make available to the University by January 15. Once your application is complete, OTCAS will verify your documents before releasing them to Philadelphia University. Please note that Philadelphia University cannot access unverified applications. Applicants should confirm their status as verified with OTCAS.

  • For any questions about the receipt, processing, and verification of your application, please contact OTCAS Customer Service at 617.612.2860, otcasinfo@otcas.org.

  • For other questions, please contact the Philadelphia University Graduate Admission Office at gradadm@philau.edu or 215.951.2943.

 Please note:

  • OTCAS now accepts GRE scores (use school code 7167). It does not accept MAT scores; these scores may be self-reported and official scores sent to Philadelphia University school code 1654

  • OTCAS does not accept paper references. Letters of recommendation are submitted electronically through the OTCAS system.