The majority of occupational therapy programs require a bachelor’s degree. Students may elect any major so long as certain prerequisite courses are completed. Many occupational therapy programs require the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and several hours of observing a licensed occupational therapist. Although the courses listed below are a good basis for a preoccupational therapy program, students should research the schools to which they intend to apply to be sure they complete all requirements. The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. maintains a web site at www.aota.org which includes links to all accredited occupational therapy programs.