All students currently holding an entry-level MOT in occupational therapy will be required to take all courses in the OTD curriculum, which consists of the 32 credits outlined below.
If you will be entering the program with a bachelor's degree, you must first complete the Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Occupational Therapy (CAGS) as a bridge into the OTD program. Click here to learn more about the CAGS program.
|First Year Courses (20 credits):|
|OT 652||Doctoral Seminar||1|
|OT 654||Critical Inquiry of Scholarship I||3|
|OT 640||Directed Study in Evidence-Based Practice||3|
|OT 650||Application of Theory and Exploration of Occupation||3|
|OT 655||Professional Seminar||3|
|OT 656||Critical Inquiry of Scholarship II||4|
|Second Year Courses (12 credits):|
|OT 660||Seminar: Innovations and Emerging Issues in Children and Youth||3|
|or OT 662||Seminar: Innovations and Emerging Issues in the Adult Health Care Continuum||3|
|OT 680||Capstone I||2|
|OT 671||Leadership in Higher Education||3|
|OT 681||Capstone II||2|
All students are required to attend one summer course at Quinnipiac University for the duration of one week (OT 656). Students also are required to attend the Symposium Day at the completion of the second year to present their 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.