NMC Transfer Guide - MTA

To: Wayne State University - Main Campus

Program: occupational therapy

Admission Requirements

A Bachelors Degree is required for application to Occupational Therapy. If you are pursuing a bachelors degree at WSU please consult with WSU for bachelors degree choice. Contact information: cphsinfo@wayne.edu

See WSU prerequisites for Occupational Therapy at this link to their site:cphs.wayne.edu/occupational-therapy/admission-requirements.php.

Please attend one of WSU's monthly information meetings. This is where faculty and students discuss the program, application process, and how to be a competitive applicant. The information and the registration link are on this page: cphs.wayne.edu/admissions/before-you-apply.php.

Basic Requirements

Completion of Basic Requirement courses at NMC (listed on this guide) will fulfill the MTA agreement for the bachelors degree. Upon request at the NMC Records and Registration Office, a statement will be placed on your transcript, "MICHIGAN TRANSFER AGREEMENT (MTA) SATISFIED."

Required prerequisite Classes are marked with an asterisk*

Academic Area




*ENG 111

English Composition


*ENG 112

English Composition



Select 2 courses representing 2 departments from the Group 1 Humanities list

Natural Science


*BIO 116

Cell and Animal Biology


*BIO 227

Anatomy & Physiology I (BOTH BIO 227 and BIO 228 must be taken to meet prerequisite requirement.)


*BIO 228

Anatomy & Physiology II


Select 1 course, not BIO, from the Group 1 Science list

*Two upper level science classes with no NMC equivalents will also be required for admission. The WSU course numbers are OT 5650 Pathophysiology and KIN 3580 Biomechanics.

Social Science


*PLS 101 Introduction to American Politics


*PSY101 Introduction to Psychology


*PSY 211 Developmental Psychology


*PSY 250 Abnormal Psychology


*Choose one Social Inquiry course from the list below. This class may NOT be double counted with Humanities.

ANT 113, CJ 101, ECO 201, ECO 202, GEO 101, GEO 109, HST 101, HST 102, HST 111, HST 112, SOC 101, SOC 201



*MTH 131*

Probability & Statistics


Additional Requirements

Required Classes



*COM 111

Public Speaking


Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer to. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Summer 2023