ComprehensiveWe provide all the academic courses pre-occupational therapy schools require for admissions, and other courses that can offer you hands-on experience related to pre-occupational therapy.
Be PreparedAs most graduate programs require a specific number of shadowing hours at pre-occupational therapy clinics, you will benefit from our emphasis on real-world experience.
Individualized AttentionOur Pre-Professional programs will guide you in your quest to become a physical therapist. You will be paired with an advisor who knows what it takes to achieve your goals.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Internships
Our extracurricular experiences will help broaden your knowledge and understanding of the world around you. Junior Journeys, internships, shadowing and research.
Students find many opportunities in and around the city of Lakeland, as well as across the country to gain experience. Our local hospital, Lakeland Regional Medical Center, and several large health care clinics as well as local occupational therapists have provided excellent experiences for our students. Outside of Lakeland, students have interned at one of the premier joint replacement practices in the country, Joint Implant Surgeons, Inc., in Ohio, and have worked with various collegiate and professional sports teams.
All freshman applicants to Florida Southern Colleges full-time degree programs must submit the following information:
Applying to Florida Southern as a transfer student is easy.
- A completed application form
- Personal statement
- All official college transcripts
- Social standing form
If transferring less than 24 credits, we also need your:
- Official high school transcript
- SAT and/or ACT scores