Occupational Therapy

Post Professional Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD)

Application Deadlines vary by Degree Plan:

  • Bachelor's-to-OTD: July 1
  • Master's-to-OTD: November 2

The Post-Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (PPOTD) program is seeking applicants for the Bachelor's-to OTD class starting in August 2021 and the Master's-to-OTD class starting in January 2022. The admissions committee will evaluate applications as they are received and until the incoming class is filled.

For more information about the program, email ppotd.admission@utmb.edu or call 409-772-3062.

Bachelor of Science (BS) to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD)

The online Bachelor of Science (BS) to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) Post-Professional program is designed for experienced occupational therapy (OT) practitioners with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy who are looking for opportunities to obtain advanced professional credentialing that will prepare them for leadership and management positions in clinical settings and teaching positions at universities.

The program totals 40-credit hours and is designed to be taken part-time over 2 years (6 semesters), plus one (1) preparatory semester.

View BS to OTD Admissions & Program Info

Master of Science (MOT) to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD)

The online Master of Science (MOT) to Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD) Post-Professional program is designed for experienced occupational therapy (OT) practitioners with a Master of Science in Occupational Therapy who are looking for opportunities to obtain advanced professional credentialing that will prepare them for leadership and management positions in clinical settings and teaching positions at universities.

The program totals 34-credit hours and is designed for students who are simultaneously working as occupational therapists. Students are expected to complete the program over a 2-year span.

View MOT to OTD Admissions & Program Info


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