Promotion to Professional Sequence is the process by which a
student in the occupational therapy program receives approval to
take courses in the professional component of the BS/MS program.
All students must be approved to take upper division courses in
Students are expected to submit their applications by Jan. 15. If Jan. 15 is a holiday or falls on a weekend, the application will be due the next business day.
The earliest time applications can be submitted is after official fall grades have been posted on MyUB or at your current institution. The occupational therapy professional program will not accept any applications prior to the posting of official fall grades, although you can begin filling out the form earlier.
In the application, provide the prerequisite course number, institution where you completed the course, credit hours and grade or indicate with an "E" if you are completing the course in the spring semester.
Official transcripts of all spring grades from prerequisite courses taken outside of UB must be mailed to: MaryAnn Venezia, Occupational Therapy Professional Program, Department of Rehabilitation Science, 501 Kimball Tower, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214-3079 as soon as they are available.