Post Professional OTD Curriculum

Core Courses
Course Number              Course Title                                                            Credits             
OTD-7001 Inter-Professional Approach to Health 3.0  
OTD-7002 Teaching in Higher Education 2.0  
OTD-7003 Advanced Occupation-Based Perspectives 2.0  
OTD-7004 Grant Writing and Disseminating Scholarship 3.0  
OTD-8001 Doctoral Capstone Research Methods 3.0  
OTD-8002 Doctoral Capstone Design 4.0  
OTD-8031 Doctoral Capstone Project 1.0  
OTD-8033 Doctoral Capstone Thesis and Defense 0.0  
Remedial Vision Rehabilitation Track
Course Number                            Course Title                                                 Credits                   
OTD-7501 Understanding Visual Deficits and Their Relationship to Occupation                                 3.0  
OTD-7530 Remedial Vision Rehab 1: Visual Integrity and Visual Efficiency Problems 3.0  
OTD-7502 Vision Testing/Screening 3.0  
OTD-7531 Remedial Vision Rehab 2: Eye Movement and Visual Information Processing Problems 3.0  
Health and Wellness Track
Course Number         
Course Title               
OTD-7701 Health & Wellness Across the Life Cycle 3.0
OTD-7703 Health Promotion in Groups, Communities & Populations 3.0
OTD-7702 Global and Cultural Perspectives of Health and Health Policy 3.0
OTD-7704 Innovative Occupational Therapy Health and Wellness Practices 3.0
Additional Courses
Course Number     
Course Title                      
OTD-8032 Doctoral Capstone Project Advisement 1 1.0
OTD-8034 Doctoral Capstone Project Advisement 2 1.0
​Total Semester Credits for the Occupational Therapy Doctorate Degree (OTD) = 30
(OTD requires 18 core course credits and 12 specialty track course credits)

Total Semester Credits for Occupational Therapy Certificate = 12
(OT certificate requires 12 specialty track course credits)

* (not included in mandatory 30 credits)

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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.