What will I learn?

The advanced practice Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program trains practicing occupational therapists to engage as clinician-scholars in a multidirectional and inter professional integration of basic research, client-oriented research, and population-based research, with the long-term aim of measuring and improving the health of the public, especially in the clinical area of post-acute care. The 36-credit program is delivered in a creative and innovative online format. The curriculum includes a combination of courses focused on leadership, research, teaching and assessment strategies, and quality. Additionally, the program incorporates elective course work and a mentored capstone designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of evidence-based occupational therapy

Which department am I in?

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

Study options

Online/Distance (36 credit hours)

Tuition fees
USD $47,340 for the entire course

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected May 2021

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To be eligible for admission, applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

For international students

Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university. Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the US must hold degrees from institutions in compliance with their national standards.

Minimum English language test scores for admission:

Academic IETLS: an overall band score of 7.0 with no individual band score below 6.0; or
TOEFL: 600 on paper-based, 250 on computer-based, or 100 on Internet-based; or
Academic PTE: 68

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About this uni

With a history dating back to 1821, the university is internationally-recognized and ranked among the world’s top 200 universities.

  • Home to over 28,000 students from over 130 countries
  • 90% of graduates employed or further study within 6 months
  • Offers students 12,000 internship opportunities
  • An extensive global alumni network of 290,000