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|
|OT 650||Application of Theory and Exploration of Occupation||3|
|OT 652||Doctoral Seminar||2|
|OT 653||Policy & Ethics||2|
|OT 655||Professional Seminar (residency class)||4|
|Critical Inquiry of Scholarship
(courses must be completed in the order listed)
|OT 654||Critical Inquiry of Scholarship I||3|
|OT 656||Critical Inquiry of Scholarship II||3|
|OT 680||Capstone I||3|
|OT 681||Capstone II||3|
|Professional Focus Courses|
|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 one summer course (OT 655 Professional Seminar, 4 credits) at Quinnipiac University for the duration of one week. 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.