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Doctorate in Occupational Therapy (OTD)

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The Occupational Therapy Doctorate is a 40 month, full-time degree program. As part of your required coursework, you may choose to study in one of five areas of concentration, all of which will lead to practice opportunities and satisfying career choices. (Please note: If you already have a degree in Occupational Therapy, you must go through a different application process. Please click here for additional information.)

As an OTD graduate, you will be eligible to sit for the NBCOT examination to become a practicing occupational therapist. See our NBCOT Pass Rate.

The Program in Occupational Therapy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449.  ACOTE’s telephone number, c/o AOTA, is (301) 652-AOTA and its web address is


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