Program Overview

Our Entry-Level Professional Doctor of Occupational Therapy (E-OTD) program is built on a foundation of 50 years of academic excellence promoting clinical leaders within the OT field. The program is a 3.25 year, 10-semester program divided into 3 tiers of integrated curriculum content. The program is designed for a 12-month schedule. 

Our curriculum consists of 3 integrated tiers:  

  • OT Foundations: Dynamic lectures and seminars integrated with laboratory and immersive clinical experiences.
  • Fieldwork or Clinicals: Two 12-week, full-time fieldwork experiences designed to prepare students for entry-level practice.
  • Doctoral Capstone: A 14-week doctoral capstone experience combined with a scholarly project that represents in-depth knowledge in occupational therapy.

The Entry-Level Professional OTD program is a full-time, intensive program designed to be completed in 10 semesters or 3.25 years (fall, spring, summer). Didactic coursework is delivered using a combination of face-to-face and online/hybrid learning.