You must be in valid F-1 status for 9 months and graduate or complete the course of study to get OPT. Also, that program does not sound like they can authorize OPT in the first place.Ask a similar question
You cannot file for OPT unless you have been in valid F1 status. She would need to be in F1 status for 9 months in order to apply for OPT.
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OPT can be obtained after the course is completed.
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