All students currently holding an entry-level MOT in occupational therapy will be required to take all courses in the OTD curriculum.
The curriculum consists of 32 credits broken down below.
If you will be entering the program with a bachelor's degree, please learn more about curriculum requirements.
|Professional Development/Agent of Change Courses (12 credits):|
|OT 650||Application of Theory & Exploration||3|
|OT 652||Doctoral Seminar||1|
|OT 653||Policy & Ethics||2|
|OT 655||Professional Seminar||3|
|Critical Inquiry of Scholarship (14 credits):|
|(courses must be completed in the order listed)|
|OT 654||Critical Inquiry of Scholarship I||3|
|OT 640||Dedicated Study in Evidence-Based Practice||3|
|OT 656||Critical Inquiry of Scholarship II||4|
|OT 680||Capstone I||1|
|OT 681||Capstone II||3|
|Professional Focus Courses (6 credits):|
|OT 660||Innovations & Emerging Issues in Community-based Services/Children & Youth||3|
|or OT 661||Innovations & Emerging Issues in Environmental Adaptations||3|
|or OT 662||Innovations & Emerging Issues in the Adult Health Care Continuum||3|
|OT 670||Leadership in Program Development/Business||3|
|or OT 671||Leadership in Higher Education||3|
|or OT 672||Leadership in Practice||3|
All students are required to attend Quinnipiac University for a one week residency during the summer. Students are also required to attend the Symposium Day at the completion of the second year in order to present his/her final project.
Classes begin in the fall. Program requires five semesters: two academic years and summer between.
Courses and curriculum requirements are subject to change.