Post Professional OTD Curriculum

Two Courses Per Semester (16 months)
OTD - Two Courses Per Semester
One Course Per Semester (27 months)
One Course Per Semester - OTD
Core Courses (7)
  • Inter-professional Approach to Health
  • Doctoral Capstone Design
  • Occupation-Based Perspectives
  • Teaching in Higher Education
  • Capstone Implementation/Field Study
  • Grant Writing & Disseminating Scholarship
  • Mentoring
Specialty Track 1: Remedial Vision Rehabilitation
  1. Understanding Visual Deficits and their Relationship to Occupation
  2. Vision Testing/Screening (*)
  3. Visual Integrity and Visual Efficiency Problems
  4. Eye Movement & Visual Information Processing Problems (*)
Specialty Track 2: Low Vision Rehabilitation
  1. Diseases and Disorders of the Visual System: Functional Implications
  2. Low Vision Evaluation and Treatment 1 (*)
  3. Special Topics in Low Vision
  4. Low Vision Evaluation and Treatment 2 (*)
Specialty Track 3: Health and Wellness
  1. Health & Wellness across the Life Cycle
  2. Health Promotion in Groups, Communities and Populations (*)
  3. Global and Cultural Perspectives of Health and Health Policy
  4. Innovative Occupational Therapy Health and Wellness Practices (*)
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* Residencies are dynamic, face-to-face, five day full courses on campus that provide hands-on and/or community-based experiences.