International Admissions

As one of the United States’ most global universities, the University at Buffalo is home to more than 5,000 students from 110 countries. We value international students as members of our community and will provide outstanding support services for you.

Apply Online

Apply online to the certificate program. The online application is fast, easy and secure. A $50 non-refundable fee is required.


  • Apply by April 1 for fall semester entry
  • Apply by Sept. 1 for spring semester entry


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in an assistive technology-related field
  • One year of human physiology and anatomy coursework
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test). Must be taken within two years prior to admission.

Supplemental Materials

Submit the following materials in addition to your online application:

Questions about the application process?

Contact James A. Lenker, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA, at

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal access to its programs and activities. The entire notice of non-discrimination can be viewed here: