College of Education and Rehabilitation
Occupational Therapy Department
Doctor of Occupational Therapy Program
The degree program for our entry-level Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD) degree program requires 86 semester hours for completion over a period of 32 months.
Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (GPA). Bachelor degrees in progress also will be considered.
Applicant must also show completion of - or a plan for completing - the prerequisites (link to prerequisites) at the college level with a grade of B - or better. Prerequisite courses are completed prior to starting the program, not prior to application. Candidates may submit a plan for prerequisite completion with their application materials. Official transcripts showing prerequisite completion are required prior to program matriculation.
This program includes an embedded Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) degree.
With an OTD degree, students are eligible to sit for the National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapists (NBCOT) examination required to meet state licensing requirements.