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Program Eligibility for the Post-Professional O.T.D.

To be eligible for the post-professional clinical Occupational Therapy Doctorate (O.T.D.) program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a current U.S. license to practice occupational therapy
  • Hold a Master's degree in occupational therapy

Admission Requirements

Application requirements can be found in the Graduate School admission requirements and include:

  1. Graduate application completed through GradCAS - Apply Online
  2. $35 application fee
  3. Official transcripts verifying receipt of an undergraduate degree, a Master's degree in occupational therapy and previous graduate credit earned
  4. Two letters of recommendation
  5. A professional summary statement (no more than 1000 words) outlining professional goals and objectives, your areas of interest in pursuing your degree, your plan to utilize your degree and your potential as a leader and change agent in the field of occupational therapy.
  6. Resume
  7. Copy of current occupational therapy license
  8. Successful completion of criminal background check upon acceptance
  9. Additional requirements exist for international applicants. For more information, visit international admission requirements.

For more detailed admission requirements, refer to occupational therapy in the current graduate catalog.

Application Deadline

The deadline for application to be considered for the fall 2020 cohort is June 30, 2020.