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Post-Professional OTD Course of Study

BS to OTD Students

The online post-professional OTD is a 40-credit hour program, designed to be taken part-time over 2 years (6 semesters) plus one (1) preparatory semester. Students are required to visit campus twice during the course of the program. This provides an opportunity to achieve higher-level professional education while maintaining employment.

Total Degree Plan Credits: 40 credits

Semester Course Title Credits
Fall I OCCT 5351 Basic Research Methodology 3
Fall I OCCT 5352 Professional Development 3
      Total: 6
Spring I OCCT 6350 Evidence Based Practice 3
Spring I OCCT 6354 Theory for Practice 3
Spring I OCCT 6149 Capstone I 1
      Total: 7
Summer I OCCT 6256 Leadership 2
Summer I OCCT 6351 Research Methodology for Practice 3
Summer I OCCT 6151 Capstone II 1
      Total: 6
Fall II OCCT 6355 Program Development 3
Fall II OCCT 6253 Outcomes Measures for Practice 2
      Total: 5
Spring II OCCT 6249 Capstone III 2
Spring II OCCT 6357 Healthcare Policy and Ethics 3
      Total: 5
Summer II * OCCT 6358 Education Theory in Academics and Clinical Practice 3
Summer II * OCCT 6359 Health Promotion and Wellness 3
Summer II * OCCT 6360 Contemporary Practice with Children 3
Summer II * OCCT 6361 Contemporary Practice with Adults 3
      Total: 6
Fall III OCCT 6356 Current Issues and Trends in Occupational Therapy 3
Fall III OCCT 6251 Capstone IV 2
      Total: 5

Note: Summer II Courses - Students will need to choose two (2) of the following elective courses

  • OCCT 6358 - Education Theory in Academics and Clinical Practice
  • OCCT 6359 - Health Promotion and Wellness
  • OCCT 6360 - Contemporary Practice with Children
  • OCCT 6361 - Contemporary Practice with Adults

MOT to OTD Students

The online post-professional OTD is a 34-credit hour program, designed to be taken part-time over 2 years (6 semesters). Students are required to visit campus twice during the course of the program. This provides an opportunity to achieve higher-level professional education while maintaining employment.

Total Degree Plan Credits: 34 credits

Semester Course Title Credits
Spring I OCCT 6350 Evidence Based Practice 3
Spring I OCCT 6354 Theory for Practice 3
Spring I OCCT 6149 Capstone I 1
      Total: 7
Summer I OCCT 6256 Leadership 2
Summer I OCCT 6351 Research Methodology for Practice 3
Summer I OCCT 6151 Capstone II 1
      Total: 6
Fall I OCCT 6355 Program Development 3
Fall I OCCT 6253 Outcomes Measures for Practice 2
      Total: 5
Spring II OCCT 6249 Capstone III 2
Spring II OCCT 6357 Healthcare Policy and Ethics 3
      Total: 5
Summer II * OCCT 6358 Education Theory in Academics and Clinical Practice 3
Summer II * OCCT 6359 Health Promotion and Wellness 3
Summer II * OCCT 6360 Contemporary Practice with Children 3
Summer II * OCCT 6361 Contemporary Practice with Adults 3
      Total: 6
Fall II OCCT 6356 Current Issues and Trends in Occupational Therapy 3
Fall II OCCT 6251 Capstone IV 2
      Total: 5

Note: Summer II Courses - Students will need to choose two (2) of the following elective courses

  • OCCT 6358 - Education Theory in Academics and Clinical Practice
  • OCCT 6359 - Health Promotion and Wellness
  • OCCT 6360 - Contemporary Practice with Children
  • OCCT 6361 - Contemporary Practice with Adults