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.
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.
Alexus P. Sham-The above information is only general in nature and does not constitute legal advice. It does not create an attorney-client relationship.
OPT can be obtained after the course is completed.
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